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Iowa Travel Video, DVD, Sightseeing, Culture, People
$29.95 DVD High Definition ~ All Regions Worldwide
Item Code : BENN17788
DVD Castles of corn & soybeans tower over the great rolling hills of Iowa. This is America's breadbasket, illustrated in several segments. The National Mississippi River Museum is the star attraction in Dubuque with it's large aquariums & exhibits which tell stories of the past, present & future of the mighty Mississippi. The annual Old Threshers Reunion...historic farm machinery, old time steam engines, tractors & trains. The nearby American Gothic House is the scene of one of America's most recognized paintings. In the small town of Bonaparte, the Thomas family found themselves right in the middle of an archeological dig when they purchased a piece of property that was once a pottery factory. The Amana Colonies, is a unique American success story. Born from a 19th century German religious commune, this unique community thrives in the 21st century as a tourist, manufacturing, and agricultural business model. In Gladbrook, Career Counselor by day, Matchstick Artist by night?Patrick Acton's Matchstick Marvels are so incredible they're displayed in several of Ripley's "Believe It or Not" museums around the world, in addition to the Gladbrook museum built especially for the Matchstick Marvel collection. Japanese ceremony, Horse Archery, the Music Man, soy & Winnebago...all unique Iowa stories which will pique your curiosity & make you smile. Even little piggies emerging on their first day in the world.
VHS. AAA. The Great Plains - centrally located and fundamental to the shaping of our nation's history, this robust region comprises the heart of America: Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Iowa. From cornfields and rolling prairie grasslands to cattle country and the rugged Ozarks, you'll find a variety of vacationing opportunities. Trace the boyhood roots of Mark Twain and his mischievous Tom Sawyer, or follow the paths of more notorious characters in history, like Wild Bill Hickok. Step back to the days of old when covered wagons and steamboats transported settlers over land and waterways. Or enjoy a modern-day adventurer by exploring Native American artwork and Western wear shopping treasures, or relaxing at a fashionable resort. This 60-minute video takes you from highlands to lowlands on a memorable, information-packed journey that will help you plan your own visit to this spirited region of America.