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With the arrival of the first stagecoach in 1837, the state of Iowa welcomed its second kind of public transportation after steamboats, which first began cruising the Upper Mississippi River in 1827. They carried mail, passengers, and their baggage. The … Continue reading
As always, June has flown by and July is peeking around the corner. And, as always, on July 1st, new laws and regulations will be passed across the country. We found one change that occurred on July 1, 1873, that affected everyday life … Continue reading