Iowa’s Gitchie Manitou Preserve Has A Surprisingly Dark And Deadly History

Iowa’s nature lovers have a habit of tracking down little-known parks and preserves that recognized for being some of the most beautiful in the country. Not all of these scenic landscapes have a peaceful aura, and sometimes it takes a little digging into the history books to find out why one spot is so eerie to explore. The story of the Gitchie Manitou murders is a true Iowa horror story, and many people make the journey each year to pay homage to lives lost in rural Iowa.

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Have you been here before? Did you know the dark story behind it?

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