|Our Liberties We Prize And Our Rights We Will Maintain|
Distinction: Iowa is the only state name consisting of the last and first of
two other state names. It looks like this:
Geographic Oddity: Iowa has a town named Carter Lake that's in Nebraska. Really! Look it up!
Famous Native: Peter Schickele ~ discoverer of P. D. Q. Bach
Natural = Eagle Point
Man-Made = Grotto of the Redemption
Favorite City Name: What Cheer
Something you might hear a Hawkeye say:
"I'm going to take a nap on the Davenport."
(This is not to be confused with the city of Davenport. It's a sofa, or, for you Canadians out there, a Chesterfield.)
Little Known Factoid: Iowa's budget deficit has grown . . .
|If I could live anywhere in Iowa, it would be in Carter Lake, because of the aforementioned geographic oddity.|