There’s No House In The World Like This One In Iowa

Hidden over in west central Iowa is a house unlike any other. What makes this house remarkable is that it was built in 1660, almost 200 years before Iowa even became a state.

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For more information on the hausbarn, check out this video by Travel Iowa:

So now you know, if you want to get a glimpse at what life was like during 17th century Germany, you don’t need a time machine or a magic portal, you just need a car to get you over to Manning, Iowa.