Friday, December 5, 2014

Tribute to Henry A. Wallace and Iowa Agriculture: Intro

At the rest stop along Interstate 80 east, in Adair County is a permanent exhibit giving tribute to Henry A. Wallace and Iowa Agriculture.

Henry Wallace was born in Adair County, Iowa in 1888. He served as Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Vice President of the United States and U.S. Secretary of Commerce.

The exhibit includes vertical columns, murals, clay reliefs and a plaque.