Amazing Iowa (Tales of the Supernatural) by Janice Beck Stock

By Janice Beck Stock

Amazing Iowa bargains an extraordinary glimpse into strange and occasionally extraordinary humans and occasions in Iowa's heritage. studying just like the Hawkeye State's personal Ripley's® think It or Not, this ebook explores hundreds and hundreds of marvelous tales, evidence, and tidbits of human curiosity. It comprises pictures, quizzes, trivialities, tales, recipes, lists, tune lyrics, and extra. inside those pages, you will find:

  • Eddie Rickenbacker, who raced autos with a bat's middle tied to his center finger.
  • The world's top marinade for Iowa red meat chops.
  • Jesse James's first educate theft, the 1st ever tried on a relocating train.
  • Lyrics of the "Iowa Corn Song".
  • The longest beard size ever recorded.
  • Heroes of the prior (TV's first Superman was once born in Iowa).
  • Heroes of the longer term (Captain James T. Kirk may be born in Iowa).
  • Ellen Church of Cresco, the 1st airline stewardess within the country.

Show description

Read or Download Amazing Iowa (Tales of the Supernatural) PDF

Similar us travel books

Backroads & Byways of Iowa: Drives, Day Trips and Weekend Excursions

From ancient websites and fascinating villages to world-class eating, Michael Ream presents a suite of shuttle itineraries for exploring all features of the country. Bordered at the east by means of picturesque bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River and to the west via the Loess Hills stretched out alongside the Missouri River, you’ll locate tucked one of the swaths of corn a slower velocity of existence.

Travel Wild Wisconsin: A Seasonal Guide to Wildlife Encounters in Natural Places

Have you heard a wolf howl in Wisconsin's Northwoods, watched millions of historic sturgeon roil the waters of 1 of the biggest inland lakes within the usa, or tagged a monarch butterfly ahead of it starts off one of many world's nice migrations to its wintry weather habitat in Mexico? shuttle Wild Wisconsin is your seasonal advisor to actual flora and fauna encounters with an awesome array of birds, mammals, fish, and bugs in Wisconsin's most pretty common settings: country natural world components, rivers, lakes, flowages, and preserves in addition to nationwide flora and fauna refuges and forests.

Fodor's Arizona & the Grand Canyon 2015 (Full-color Travel Guide)

Written by way of locals, Fodor's go back and forth publications were supplying professional suggestion for all tastes and budgets for eighty years. Travelers proceed to flock to Arizona year-round to discover the outside and chill out at world-class spa motels. In full-color all through, Fodor's Arizona and the Grand Canyon 2015 is helping tourists benefit from the state's myriad pleasures, from impressive museums and galleries, Navajo and Hopi cultural stories, top-notch golfing, 3 nationwide parks, and ideal Mexican nutrition and tequila.

A Guide to Historic Hartford, Connecticut (History & Guide)

Hartford, Connecticut, was once settled as an agrarian society with fertile fields and plentiful vegetation on the confluence of the Connecticut and Little (later Park) Rivers through Reverend Thomas Hooker and his Puritan congregation. Navigation at the rivers fast proven the town as a middle for trade.

Additional info for Amazing Iowa (Tales of the Supernatural)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 10 votes