You Won’t Even Recognize Iowa When You Watch This Historical Footage From The 1800s

Over the decades, Iowa has changed a lot. Some changes are obvious, while others aren’t that noticeable, until, that is, you take a moment to look back into the past. Not so sure what we mean? Well, you’ll definitely understand once you check out the historic footage we found of Iowa from the 1800s. It’s truly like another world.

Watch the video below, courtesy of Iowa PBS, for a closer look at the Iowa State Capitol’s construction.

So, the state has really changed, don’t you think? Before seeing this video, have you ever wondered what Iowa looked like prior to the Capitol’s construction? Have you ever visited the Iowa State Capitol before? If so, what did you think? Were you impressed? Did you know about the building’s extensive history? Tell us!

Want to see even more vintage Iowa? We thought so! Click here for 10 historic photos of Iowa that are a fascinating window into the past.

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