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  • Albert the Bull

    Albert the Bull

    Audubon, Iowa

    Albert, pride of the town of Audubon, is a formidable concrete replica of the perfect Hereford Bull.

  • The Villisca Ax Murder House

    Ax Murder House

    Villisca, Iowa

    The 1912 maniac who killed the people in this house is still unknown, but that doesn't stop travelers from wanting to sleep over.

  • Snake Alley

    Snake Alley

    Burlington, Iowa

    Twisty switchback road is claimant in World's Crookedest Street Battle.

  • Future Birthplace of James T. Kirk

    Future Birthplace of James T. Kirk

    Riverside, Iowa

    Speculative bit of civic pride for Riverside's future son and Star Trek's original starship captain.

  • Strawberry

    World's Largest Strawberry

    Strawberry Point, Iowa

    The town erected a big statue of its namesake.

  • Grotto of the Redemption

    Grotto of the Redemption

    West Bend, Iowa

    Massive religious grotto built by Father Paul Dobberstein from 1912 until his death in 1954.

  • Trinity Heights

    Trinity Heights

    Sioux City, Iowa

    Steel Mary. Steel Jesus. Wood Last Supper.

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