14 Tiny Towns In Iowa Where History Was Made

When you look back in history, many times you don’t remember how often really big things happen in really small towns. Here in Iowa, small town history has so much to offer, and such a big story to tell. From the tragic plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, to Jesse James robbing the first train in the West, here are 14 times history was made in small town Iowa.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

What are some more small towns in Iowa where huge things happened? Share your thoughts with us!