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SILOS SMOKESTACKS NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA 20122013 Visitors Guide IOWA Come Touch the Heart of America TM

Silos Smokestacks National Welc There is a special corner of the universe where tall fields of corn dance to a windblown melody...where summer days are measured in funnel cake and barbecued ribs...a

Heritage Area CONTENTS Welcome Why Northeast Iowa is considered the Heart of America. come Silos Smokestacks is the connecting thread in this colorful fabric of agricultural experiences. Designated

Come Touch the Heart sceNic routes leave traffic and your cares behind as you meander through picturesque landscapes, taken straight from a Grant Wood painting. tucked away within the rolling hills an

of America TM silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide explore the connections between the land and the people as you stroll down a nature trail, through tall grass prairie

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide 1876 coralville schoolhouse 37 johnsoncountyhistory.org 310 5th St, Coralville 3193515738 Built in 1876, this tworoom red brick schoo

SITES ATTRACTIONS SITES B the seven villages of the Amana colonies were settled by a German religious group in the 1850s. they established a communal villagebased agricultural system that is a mark

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide Bennington No. 4 school 100 Corner of E Bennington and Sage Roads, Bennington Township, Waterloo 3192334974 Bennington No. 4 is a one

SITES ATTRACTIONS SITES B C Features permanent exhibits of models and miniatures focusing on rural culture and small town life including uncle Joes Farm Bobs Minimachines, Paths Power, the railroa

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide cedar Falls Historical society 18 www.cfhistory.org Ice House Museum, W 1st St Franklin St Victorian Home Carriage House Museum, 308

SITES ATTRACTIONS SITES C D recreational, cultural and educational opportunities abound at this developing 74acre site. Features a dozen picturesque gardens, 450 trees and 12 acres of prairie, child

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide Dysart Historical center 55 dysartiowa.comMuseum.htm 612 Crisman St, Dysart 3194764949 the Dysart Historical center features a comple

SITES ATTRACTIONS SITES D F An interactive childrens museum emphasizing the arts and sciences for children age eight and younger and their adult caregivers. the Family Museum includes AMAZiNG Acres,

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide Floyd county Historical society 30 Museum www.floydcountymuseum.org 500 Gilbert St, Charles City 6412281099 the tractor industry star

SITES ATTRACTIONS SITES F F the Four Mounds estate, a National register Historic District and a city of Dubuque landmark site, is a remarkably intact 1908 gentlemans farm along the Mississippi river

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide Froelich General store and tractor Museum 63 www.froelichtractor.com 24397 Froelich Rd, Froelich 5635362841 the Froelich village incl

SITES ATTRACTIONS SITES F H the Grout Museum District offers four distinct museums to discover our past, present and future. reach for the stars in the only public planetarium in Northeast iowa. exp

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide Hartman reserve Nature center 19 www.hartmanreserve.org 657 Reserve Dr, Cedar Falls 3192772187 this over 300acre wooded isle boasts t

SITES ATTRACTIONSI SITES H learn about iowas only president at the Herbert Hoover Museum. Hoover campaigned on the platform to restore prosperity to American farmers. His first action as president w

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide the ion exchange, inc. www.ionxchange.com 1878 Old Mission Dr, Harpers Ferry 5635357231 or 8002912143 68 this nursery specializes in

SITES ATTRACTIONSJ SITES I Featured in the New York times bestseller 1000 Places to see Before You Die, the iowa state Fair features one of the worlds largest livestock shows, mouthwatering foods, f

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide Jenison Meacham Memorial Art 12 Museum Farm www.belmondartscenter.org 1179 Taylor Ave, Belmond 6414444635 this site is comprised of

SITES ATTRACTIONS SITES J M Iowa i contr s a ib Most o utor to th major e f U.S. corn i corn marke down the M ississ s transpor t. throu ted ip gh th e port pi River a nd of New Orlea ns. camps ilos

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide Mathias Ham House Historic site 51 www.rivermuseum.com featureshistoricsites.cfm 2241 Lincoln Ave, Dubuque 5635579545 this stately vi

SITES ATTRACTIONS SITES M N Motor Mill, built in 1869, preserves the story of flour milling and wheat production in Northeast iowa. the mill also demonstrates the struggles farmers, businessmen and

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide National Mississippi river 53 Museum Aquarium www.rivermuseum.com 350 E 3rd St, Dubuque 5635579545 or 8002263369 the highly interact

SITES ATTRACTIONS SITES N R With 101 acres of wildlife, woodlands and prairie, the park offers opportunities for visitors to enjoy nature at its best. camping with electrical hookups, fishing in six

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide riegel Blacksmith shop 35 www.clermontia.org 210 Mill St, Clermont 5634237295 Burkard riegel, the Faithful Village Blacksmith, had a

SITES ATTRACTIONS SITES R U in this 1870s rejuvenated grange hall, framed by rolling hills, vineyard, pond and elk, visitors may learn the history of the Grange Movement and social significance of t

silos smokestacks National Heritage Area 20122013 Visitors Guide university of Northern iowa Marshall 20 center school uni.edumuseummcsindex.html 23rd St Indiana St, Cedar Falls 3192732188 the Mars

SITES ATTRACTIONS SITES U W the restored home of uncle Henry Wallace, founding editor of Wallaces Farmer, highlights the most influential family of America agriculture. Group reservations available

SITES ATTRACTIONS SITES W Wickiup Hill learning center Area 97 www.LinnCountyParks.com 10260 Morris Hill Road, Toddville 3198926485 the 683acre complex includes the interpretive center and surround

enjoy our Festivals events From a summer filled with fairs to the harvest festivals of the fall, the agricultural heritage of the region is celebrated yearround. Whether it be tasting farm fresh foo

National Park Service service Passport Program Silos Smokestacks National Heritage Area participates in the National Park Services NPS Passport Cancellation Stamp Program. Your passport can be stampe

SITES ATTRACTIONS Includes Site Number Map Coordinates, Listed Alphabetically by Community 1 B3 2 B3 3 B3 4 D1 5 A2 6 A2 7 F2 8 D3 9 E2 10 E3 11 A3 12 A3 13 F1 14 A2 15 D4 16 D4 17 E2 18 C3 19 C3 20

Map is for representational purposes only. Please reference a local or IDOT map for navigation. 4 Other National Park Service Sites A Mounds National Monument 1 EffigyHighway 76 151 Harpers Ferry M

Fowler Building 604 Lafayette Street Suite 202 Post Office Box 2845 Waterloo, IA 507042845 2012 Silos Smokestacks National Heritage Area Entries accepted MaySeptember silosandsmokestacks.org

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