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Awakenings: Iowa: Epic Lands

on December 28, 2014

This Day in History: December 28, 1846

Iowa, The Hawkeye State, The Corn State, Land of the Rolling Prairie

Iowa State Motto: Our liberties we prize, and our rights we will maintain 


A serious dispute over how large the state would be delayed Iowa’s admission into the Union as the 29th state until December 28, 1846, but by the delay the people of Iowa got what they wanted—all the land between the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. The state capital is Des Moines.


The passing seasons and moods as seen in Northeast Iowa.
An epic photo-essay over Iowa that will warm you to its charms. 
And when was the last time the words "warm" and "Iowa"
 were used in the same sentence?

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One response to “Awakenings: Iowa: Epic Lands

  1. Iowa is the only state in the union whose eastern and western borders are defined by rivers.

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