Swisher is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. It is part of the Iowa City, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 879 at the 2010 census. Continue reading... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
2. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and MuseumWest Branch Herbert Clark Hoover was an American engineer, businessman and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression. A Republican, as Secretary of Commerce in the 1920s he introduced themes of efficiency in the business community and provided government support for standardization, efficiency and international trade. As president from 1929 to 1933, his domestic programs were overshadowed by the onset of the Great Depression. Hoover was defeated in a landslide election in 1932 by Democratic Franklin D. Roosevelt. After this loss, Hoover became staunchly conservative, and advocated against Roosevelt's New Deal policies. A lifelong Quaker, he became a successful mining engineer with a global perspective. He built an international reput... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
3. AdventurelandAltoona Iowa Adventureland is a family-owned amusement park in Altoona, Iowa . It is marketed as featuring over 100 rides, shows and attractions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
4. Iowa 80 Trucking MuseumWalcott This list of museums in Iowa is a list of museums, defined for this context as institutions that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace are not included. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
6. Amana Colonies National Historic LandmarkAmana The Amana Colonies are seven villages on 26,000 acres located in Iowa County in east-central Iowa, United States: Amana , East Amana, High Amana, Middle Amana, South Amana, West Amana, and Homestead. The villages were built and settled by German Pietists, who were persecuted in their homeland by the German state government and the Lutheran Church. Calling themselves the True Inspiration Congregations , they first settled in New York near Buffalo in what is now the town of West Seneca. However, seeking more isolated surroundings, they moved to Iowa in 1856. They lived a communal life until 1932. For eighty years, the Amana Colony maintained an almost completely self-sufficient local economy, importing very little from the industrializing American economy. The Amanians were able to achieve t... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
World's Largest Truckstop (Iowa 80) Walcott, Iowa in 4K
I take you along to the World's Largest Truckstop. This video spans over several visits to Iowa 80 over the years not knowing that I would turn it into a video. I would like to thank my Bro for the idea for turning all my clips into a video. I would also thank the Moon Family for keeping the truck stop going for all the truckers and other travelers of I-80. If you find your way traveling by Iowa 80 you should stop in to get refreshed for the rest of your journey.
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Fair 2017 (Friday, August 18)
Auctioneer Contest, Most Unusual Vegetable Contest, Playground with Dan Wardell, Miniature, Belgian, and Shire Horses, Fair Food with Dean Borg, 4-H Grand Champion Steer, Rubber Chicken Throwing, A Day with the Queen, Tractor and Truck Pull, Horseshoes, 4-H Llamas, Food Contest for Beginners, Stock Dog Trials, As If You Were There and more.