Tag Archives: Iowa

Getting Gothic

I had a very gothic summer. Let me explain. One of the most famous pictures in the world is American Gothic by Grant Wood, and I got to see it this year.  I also visited the house in the background … Continue reading

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The Raid

On October 12, 1864, about a dozen Confederate raiders crossed the border from Missouri to Davis County, Iowa. They were dressed in Union uniforms and proceeded to blaze a trail of robbery and intimidation across the county before escaping back … Continue reading

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