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    Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

    Located in West Branch, Iowa, the library and museum commemorate the life and legacy of Herbert Hoover, the 31st President of the United States.

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    Camp Algona Pow Museum

    The Camp Algona POW Museum is a museum in Algona, Iowa that preserves the history of Camp Algona, a prisoner-of-war camp that operated during World War II.

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    World's Largest Frying Pan

    In the small town of Brandon, Iowa, there is a roadside attraction that is sure to turn heads: the world's largest frying pan.

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Remembering Rock and Roll Legends at Three Stars Plaza, Clear Lake

Nestled just a stone's throw from the iconic Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, lies a unique tribute to the music legends forever linked to the venue: Three Stars Plaza. This captivating space serves as a poignant reminder of the "Winter Dance Party" tragedy of 1959, where Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson tragically lost their lives.

Take a Nickel-Sized Detour: Visiting the World's Largest Wooden Nickel in Iowa City

Have you ever felt the urge to stand next to a giant coin? Well, if you find yourself cruising down I-80 in Iowa, you're in luck! Iowa City boasts the claim to fame of housing the World's Largest Wooden Nickel.

This quirky roadside attraction is more than just a big nickel. Built in 2006 by Jim Glasgow, the wooden wonder stands at an impressive 16 feet in diameter and weighs a hefty 4,000 pounds. But there's more to the story than just its size. The nickel was originally built as a protest against the widening of a nearby highway.

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