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Southwest Iowa, Iowa

Southwest Iowa

Southwestern Iowa exudes its western flair with a championship rodeo and superb game hunting. Visit a one-room schoolhouse for a glimpse of prairie life a century ago. Or, camp at the edge of a lake, and let peace and tranquility wash over you.

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Hitchcock House

The Reverend George B. Hitchcock House is the home of one of the anti-slavery leaders of the Congregational Church mission in western Iowa. Reverend Hitchcock used his home to assist in the safe passage of fugitive slaves (or Freedom Seekers)

Lewis, IA Historic Buildings

Historic Oakwood Cemetery

The Oakwood Cemetery on the east edge of Lewis is the final resting place of many prominent Lewis residents that aided freedom seekers during their lives.

Lewis, IA Cemeteries

Archer Engine of Yesteryear

More than 200 items, including old reel lawn mowers, rider/walk-behind tractors, old engines, and old chain saws. Antique shop with primitives and collectibles, glass, pictures and more.

Crescent, IA Shoppes


Union County Historical Village & Museum

1890s village furnished with period items. Includes caboose, schoolhouse, church and 1896 barn.

Creston, IA Museums

Adams County Speedway

NASCAR weekly racing series.

Corning, IA Speedways

Lake Manawa Fishing

Iowa\'s DNR has said that the lake has had good to excellent shore fishing. This is good news not only for the regular angler but also for families and kids who are just starting out and do not have a boat for lake access. There are boat rentals at the lake.

, IA Fishing

Olson/Linn Museum & Villisca Axe Murder House

View a large number of automobiles dating from 1909, and primitives from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. The Villisca Axe Murder House is the scene of one of the Midwest's oldest unsolved crimes.

Villisca, IA Museums

Shelby County Historical Museum

See old firefighting equipment, furniture, clothing, two-headed calf, farmstead furnishings and two 100-year-old log cabins.

Harlan, IA Museums

Diagonal Printing Museum

View actual workable press and Linotype. The museum includes a genealogical center and other local historical items.

Diagonal, IA Museums

Stempel Bird Collection

A collection of more than 300 mounted birds, including many rare species and some over 100 years old.

Macedonia, IA Collections

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