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Martin Flynn's Mansion and Barn at Living History Farms’ was constructed by Martin and Ellen Flynn in the early 1870s. Martin Flynn, like many men in 1870, made his initial fortune in railroad construction.

Martin Flynn's Mansion and Barn at Living History Farms’ was constructed by Martin and Ellen Flynn in the early 1870s. Martin Flynn, like many men in 1870, made his initial fortune in railroad construction.

Dan Gable - Waterloo - Amateur wrestler, famous for having only lost one match in his entire Iowa State University collegiate career, and winning gold at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany, while not giving up a single point.

Dan Gable - Waterloo - Amateur wrestler, famous for having only lost one match in his entire Iowa State University collegiate career, and winning gold at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany, while not giving up a single point.

Bess Streeter Aldrich (1881 - 1954) --author of With a Lantern in her Hand

Bess Streeter Aldrich (1881 - 1954) --author of With a Lantern in her Hand

Loren James Shriver, was born Sept. 23, 1944, in Jefferson, Iowa.  In early 1978, Shriver was chosen to be an astronaut, and after NASA candidate school, he became eligible for shuttle flights in 1979. He went on to make three shuttle flights, one as pilot and two as commander.

Loren James Shriver, was born Sept. 23, 1944, in Jefferson, Iowa. In early 1978, Shriver was chosen to be an astronaut, and after NASA candidate school, he became eligible for shuttle flights in 1979. He went on to make three shuttle flights, one as pilot and two as commander.

Nancy Price went to school and wrote in Iowa. Her third novel, Sleeping With the Enemy, was published in 1987. In 1991 this book became a Twentieth Century Fox feature film starring Julia Roberts.

Nancy Price went to school and wrote in Iowa. Her third novel, Sleeping With the Enemy, was published in 1987. In 1991 this book became a Twentieth Century Fox feature film starring Julia Roberts.

David Keuning was born and raised in Pella before moving to Vegas where his band, The Killers, was born!

David Keuning was born and raised in Pella before moving to Vegas where his band, The Killers, was born!

Kurt Warner- Two-Time NFL MVP & Super Bowl Champion: Cedar Rapids, Iowa native. Born June 22, 1971

Kurt Warner- Two-Time NFL MVP & Super Bowl Champion: Cedar Rapids, Iowa native. Born June 22, 1971

The late Sister Corita Kent, a Fort Dodge native and once the nation's best-known nun, won fame as a serigraph artist. Her bright, colorful silk-screen prints were the rage of the 1960s.   She designed the United States' first "Love" postage stamp.

The late Sister Corita Kent, a Fort Dodge native and once the nation's best-known nun, won fame as a serigraph artist. Her bright, colorful silk-screen prints were the rage of the 1960s. She designed the United States' first "Love" postage stamp.

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