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This Town In Iowa Was Hit By A Devastating Storm In 1860

The state of Iowa isn’t widely considered a dangerous place. We’ve always enjoyed low crime rate and the absence of large-scale natural disasters, here. There was one time, many years ago, when Mother Nature decided to go nuts on the tiny town of Camanche.

Did you know about the great Iowa tornado of 1860?

Rachel Morey Flynn
Rachel lives in eastern Iowa. She was born in Wisconsin, but only lived there for a few weeks before her parents realized how much better Iowa was and moved. She believes in serial commas, kindness, and good food.