The 11 Most Horrifying Disasters That Ever Happened In Iowa

Whether your state has witnessed terrible tragedies or is prone to earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes or other types of natural disasters, there is no state that is immune to a certain amount of misfortune. Iowa is no exception. While we have plenty to cheer about here, there are some events that are so horrible they almost defy description. Here are the 11 most horrifying disasters that ever happened in Iowa.

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For more of Iowa’s history, here are 13 Surprising Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Iowa.