MONDAY – JULY 23, 2018
Denison to Aspinwall – 19.1 miles
Aspinwall to Manning – 3.7 miles
Manning to Templeton – 7.7 miles
Templeton to Dedham – 6.9 miles
Dedham to Coon Rapids (Meeting Town) – 8.2 miles
Coon Rapids to Scranton – 16.4 miles
Scranton to Jefferson – 9.7 miles
Total Mileage: 71.7 miles
Total Feet of Climb: 2,537
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Route through Manning:
Historic Downtown & Watertower
VETERANS MEMORIAL WALL
Main Street, Manning, IA 51455
In honor of all Manning citizens and loved ones who have served our country, the local VFW commissioned artist Clint Hansen of Audubon to design and construct the memorial wall in 2003.
Trestle Park & IOWA Sign
Carroll County Freedom Rock
CARROLL COUNTY FREEDOM ROCK
Corner of Highway 141 and East Street
Ray “Bubba” Sorensen painted the Carroll County Freedom Rock® in June, 2014, as a part of his 99-county Iowa Freedom Rock Tour®. The rock features the Milwaukee railroad trestle, noting that during World War II, troop trains used these tracks. Iowa National Guardsmen were stationed at each end of the bridges to prevent sabotage.
For more information on the Freedom Rock, click here.
German Hausbarn, Trinity Church, Leet-Hassler Historic Farmstead
GERMAN HAUSBARN | www.germanhausbarn.com
An authentic 1660 Hausbarn (House-Barn / Bauernhaus) from current-day Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Due to many years of political conflict and boundary changes in Europe, it can boast it stood proudly in Austria, Prussia, Denmark and of course, Germany, before it was dismantled and sent to Manning, Iowa, (1999) to be preserved and re-assembled.
TRINITY CHURCH | www.germanhausbarn.com
A beautiful country church, Trinity was moved originally located nine miles southeast of Manning in Lincoln Township. It was built in 1913 and recently moved onto the Heritage site in 2006 when the congregation closed. Now a non-denominational structure, it's available for wedding ceremonies and religious observances.
Leet-Hassler farmstead which showcases 8 buildings preserved from their original construction in the mid 1910's. The farmstead is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
GIFT SHOP & VISITORS CENTER
Gifts and souvenirs with Manning and German themes! Delicious Imported German chocolate, authentic German gifts, and various items with German themes including children's storybooks! The center also has information about area locations and places to visit in western Iowa.