The Iowa Heritage
Three Communities of Belief (#108)
The Icarians, the Community of True inspiration, and the Old Order Amish came to Iowa in the 1800's because it offered them isolation, but as the state developed, all but one of the communities were either forced to change or simply ceased to exist. [29 minutes]
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- Series Length
- 15 episodes
- Average Episode Length
- 28 minutes
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Series Description: THE IOWA HERITAGE covers Iowa's history from prehistory through the present. The series provides a vivid and personal look at Iowa's development, culture and achievements.
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