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Wow Iowa History

I have never been to Iowa. White Pole gave me a ton of history and information about Iowa. If you... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Caleb J
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Fayetteville, Georgia
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A Bit of Iowa History We Don't Want to Lose

I discovered this road from Dexter to Stuart, Iowa and wondered about the half painted telephone... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Ginger M
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Panama City Beach, Florida
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203 E Front St, Stuart, IA 50250-7746
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I have never been to Iowa. White Pole gave me a ton of history and information about Iowa. If you want to know more about Iowa. White Pole Road can give you that information.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Caleb J
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I discovered this road from Dexter to Stuart, Iowa and wondered about the half painted telephone poles as I drove along. There was reason to be travelling the backroads, as I was staying at a cabin on Diamondhead Lake nearby and needed groceries without having...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ginger M
Reviewed 18 July 2016

In a mode of visiting Iowa's highways and byways we came across this aptly named road. We had our GPS & hard copy of maps but were in the back seat - in case we were totally lost! We were on an 'adventure' to see...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Joe D
Reviewed 2 June 2016

A historic drive. From Jesse James train robbery. To Bonnie and Clyde bank robbery. Gas station man in Menlo who served as a locator for airplanes. The freedom rock is not far off the route. And the plane museum. Much more and good food. Antiques...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Mslarh
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Actually went on the road a few years ago not realizing what it was and that it was listed as an attraction on TripAdvisor. One of the kids did a report on early highways in Iowa and this came up. Nice drive if you like...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

It was the road we need to be on the next morning when we left for our next stop . We were traveling visiting family .

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank seabeecm1
Reviewed 11 April 2015

I do go to Stuart as the James Gang robbed a train near there and Bonnie and Clyde robbed a bank in town. Nice little town, but honestly; can't they come up with a better tourist attraction than to paint poles white?

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Randy K
Reviewed 12 December 2014

If you are driving I-80 west of Des Moines between MP 76 and MP 100 going either direction and want a break, get off the freeway and take scenic and historic 26 mile long White Post Road. Originally a dirt road in the early 1900s,...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

A friend of mine had told me about the "White Pole Road" a few months ago, because my husband and I like to do "out of the way" things. Finally, on Wednesday, July 30, we had the time off together to do this scenic/historical road...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank TLaehn2011
Reviewed 4 August 2014

A friend of my wife's suggested this drive because of all the corky things we like to do. Had a couple of days off together and decided to take a trip around our home state of Iowa. Not being of the normal, we started our...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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