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Discoveries-America Iowa DVD

Discoveries-America Iowa DVD
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Historic Dubuque; National Mississippi River Museum; Old Threshers Reunion; Eldon American Gothic House; Matchstick Marvels; horse archery; Winnebago factory; Mason City's Music Man; Algona Cattle Auction; pork farrowing; Bonaparte pottery discoveries; soybean harvest; biodiesel production; Loess Hills unique landscape; The Desoto National Wildlife Refuge; and Bertrand Shipwreck Museum.
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Castles of corn & soybeans tower over the great rolling hills of Iowa. This is America�s breadbasket, illustrated in several segments. The National Mississippi River Museum is the star attraction in Dubuque with it�s large aquariums & exhibits which tell stories of the past, present & future of the mighty Mississippi. The annual Old Threshers Reunion...historic farm machinery, old time steam engines, tractors & trains. The nearby American Gothic House is the scene of one of America�s most recognized paintings. In the small town of Bonaparte, the Thomas family found themselves right in the middle of an archeological dig when they purchased a piece of property that was once a pottery factory. The Amana Colonies, is a unique American success story. Born from a 19th century German religious commune, this unique community thrives in the 21st century as a tourist, manufacturing, and agricultural business model. In Gladbrook, Career Counselor by day, Matchstick Artist by night�Patrick Acton�s Matchstick Marvels are so incredible they�re displayed in several of Ripley�s �Believe It or Not� museums around the world, in addition to the Gladbrook museum built especially for the Matchstick Marvel collection. Japanese ceremony, Horse Archery, the Music Man, soy & Winnebago...all unique Iowa stories which will pique your curiosity & make you smile. Even little piggies emerging on their first day in the world.

Filmed in 2005 by directors Jim and Kelly Watt.