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Manning, Iowa: IOWA Reminder Letters

Big, climbable upright letters in a park spell IOWA -- but why? Manning is nowhere near a state line. Do residents need to be reminded what state they live in?

Address:
Julia St., Manning, IA
Directions:
Northwest corner of town, on the north side of Julia St., just east of its intersection with Center St.
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Big IOWA letters.

Giant IOWA Sign

Giant IOWA letters stand in a park near a visitor center. Fun to take pictures by (and on) once you find Trestle Bridge Park!

[Laura Fender, 09/01/2023]

You'd think something like this would be at a border -- Hey, we're in Iowa! -- but Manning is 70 miles from the state line, and far from any tourist throughway.


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