December 28, 1846
The Hawkeye State
Wild Prairie Rose
No agricultural failure in Iowa. The soil is so rich all types of crops thrive.
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Effigy Mounds, Amana Colonies, Maquoketa Caves, Gold-domed Capital Building, and Pappajohn Sculpture Park.
Iowa is the only state that starts with two vowels. Iowa has the tallest double railroad track bridge - the Kate Shelley Bridge in Boone, Iowa.