Read about dubuque's rich history dubuque is iowa's oldest city and is among the oldest settlements west of the mississippi river. Explore iowa's rich history of transforming the midwest through farming, settlements, & more our interactive farm sites walk you through 300 years of history. The iowa geological survey (igs) has a long and illustrious history in the state, beginning in 1855, when legislation proposed by governor james w grimes provided for a geological survey of the state, which was led by state geologist james hall. The list of the top five iowa floods was identified from an initial list of 12 candidate flood events provided by the author and the people listed in section 1 for the first time in iowa state university history, summer school classes were canceled.
Genealogy & local history iowa as well as other iowa counties we also have resources on the new england states and states on the migration routes used by those who settled in the scott county area. The legislature moves the state capital to des moines, and the old capitol becomes the first permanent building of the university of iowa. History iowa park is located on state highway 370 five miles west of wichita falls in central wichita county iowa park was founded in 1888 by d c and a j kolp on the fort worth and denver city railway. Iowa falls state bank was the first bank to reopen in iowa falls after the five banks in town were closed by the stresses of the great depression.
A guide to the ib history ia, created by ib history teachers. Flooding in iowa on this page you learn what types of flooding are typical in iowa and how do you protect yourself the great flood of 1993 is considered by many to be one of the most defining natural disasters in iowa history. The state historical society of iowa's collection encompasses more than 209 million content pages and artifacts.
The dci is the state of iowa's central repository for criminal history data and responsible for maintaining all iowa fingerprint-based criminal history records. Weather history significant events records and facts weather safety storm spotting weather radio office activities social media office tours us dept of commerce national oceanic and atmospheric administration national weather service des moines, ia 9607 nw beaver drive johnston, ia 50131-1908. The state historical society of iowa has been a trustee of iowa's historical legacy since 1857 with a dual mission of preservation and education, it maintains a museum, two research centers, preservation office, and eight historic sites. Pioneer lawmakers archive - in 1886 early lawmakers organized a permanent society known as the pioneer lawmakers' association of iowa the purpose of the organization is to preserve the history of iowa and biography of its public men and women. Native americans iowa has a long and fascinating native american history that dates back tens of thousands of years.
In most portions of eastern and central iowa, settlers could find sufficient timber for construction of log cabins, but substitute materials had to be found for fuel and fencing.
Webpage contains information about the history of iowa state university. F 627 al5 h57 1978 histories of the counties of iowa state library commission of iowa historical building des moines, iowa 50319. We began in 1969 as the linn county historical museum association, formed by several local residents who were interested in permanently preserving the history of linn county. Collections the richardson-sloane special collections center maintains extensive local history and genealogy collections the genealogy collection supports genealogical research in scott county, iowa as well as other iowa counties, the new england states, and states on the migration routes used. Your outline should follow the structure of the history ia with some treatment given to each section as follows plan pretty much what you gave me before but.