Month: November 2018

Sudden Endings: The Tragic Tale of Singleton Gardiner

   Gertrude Woodard was only seventeen years old. Popular and well-liked by many, young Gertrude lived with her parents near…

Historical Travel Wasn’t Always the Safest

The holidays are here again! Soon, hundreds of us will travel across the nation to see our family and friends. But, with all that travel comes potential dangers, dangers that have always been there. Come and learn more about it this week at the table!

Little Stone For a Big Man: The Giant of Scott County, Iowa

If you were to peruse a history of the small town of Long Grove, Iowa, you are very likely to…

And the Rain Fell, and the Waters Rose….

Just south of the town of Atlantic, Iowa, is a roadside attraction called the Plow in the Tree, within sight…