Having three vertical stripes blue, white and red the Iowa flag resembles the flag of France. On the white stripe is a bald eagle carrying a blue
streamer in its beak. The state motto "Our Liberties We Prize, and Our Rights We will Maintain" is written on the streamer. The name of the state is
emblazoned in red letters. Flag was adopted in 1921
Iowa was the 29th state to join the union.
It was settled in 1788 and entered the union on Dec. 28, 1846.
The state capitol is in Des Moines.
Their nickname is: The Hawkeye State
Their motto is: Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain
Origin of state's name: From the Iowa River which was named after the Ioway Indian tribe
Below is a list of some of the ciites we have visisted during our trip(s) to Iowa
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