Explore Iowa History

Welcome to the new Iowa Pathways website. We made some changes to make it easier to use and more accommodating for mobile devices. Additional content, features and classroom resources will be added in the coming year. If you have comments or ideas to share about this new site, please complete this short survey.
Discover the people, places, events, and ideas of Iowa history. Explore hundreds of articles, images, videos and websites. Create your own story of Iowa as you go to unexpected places and search the past and present. Travel down side trails and uncover artifacts as you explore your Iowa pathway.
Iowa Pathways is an online learning environment that challenges students to create their own story of the state as they explore the people, places, events and ideas of Iowa. This award-winning Web site helps students choose topics that interest them, build research questions and examine relationships among Iowa concepts—past to present.
What is your Iowa story? Find your Iowa pathway.

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State Historical Society of Iowa