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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?

Julia St., Manning, IA
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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