2007 Des Moines, Iowa
Hosted by Bob & Lola Hill
This was the second visit to Des Moines, IA with our hosts, Bob & Lola Hill.
The Thursday tour took us for a tour of the City of Des Moines which included the Capital Grounds with emphasis on the WWII Memorial. Lunch was served at the Hometown Kitchen Classics. After lunch, the tour continued to the Boone and Valley Scenic Railroad to ride the "Frazier Excursion". On the way back to the hotel, we pasted the former home of First Lady Mamie Eisenhower in Boone, IA.
On Friday, we took the Storybook Bridge Tour which included three covered bridges (one was in the movie "Bridges of Madison County". We then drove past the birthplace of John Wayne and a one-room school house. We then headed to the Madison County Historical Complex for a PIG ROAST dinner.
Saturday was the Annual Business Meeting and the banquet.
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