Iowa State Capitol Building (Des Moines)

Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

Arriving in Des Moines after driving through miles and miles of corn, we made our way to the Iowa State Capitol Building which stands out in the city like a gleaming gold domed beacon.  We were greeted by the beautiful bronze sculpture of two frontiersmen and a Native American tribesman.  I imagined them looking out onto the rolling plains wondering if they had any clue that these parts would later become one of … [Read more...]