Category Archives: Iowa

2012 Wilton Founders Day – August 24th & 25th

The Founders Day committee has met and is making plans for this year’s event.  The theme will be “Hot Time in The Old Town Tonight” and the grand marshals are Dale & Jane Kreimeyer.  We would love to see a lot of parade entries this year!  Once again there will be the Eager Beaver run, Cornhole Tournament, Carnival, Bingo, Car Show, Parade, etc.  The bands this year are Friday night from 8 – 12, “Wilton’s own XL’s” and Saturday from

Welcome new member – The White Pole Road

The White Pole Road offers tourists and travelers a rural Iowa diversion with interesting sites and quick access to Interstate 80.  Be sure to check out the towns of Adair, Casey, Menlo, Stuart and Dexter between mile markers 76 and 100.  Just follow the painted white poles and discover what auto tourists from 1910 proclaimed as the “great white way”!   The White Pole Road

Historic Route 6 signs in Iowa

“Two signs went up today (July 18, 2012) on the western outskirts of Davenport, and more are on their way!” – David Darby The goal of the Iowa Association is to establish Historic U.S. Route 6 signage along the old alignments between Davenport and Council Bluffs. It is also our goal to have a travel guide about the great places to visit and things to do. However, to accomplish our goals requires your financial support as a member and/or sponsor.

River to River – Iowa’s Forgotten Highway 6 starts June 10th

Davenport, Iowa – JUNE 2011 – Classic car and hot rod owners, start your engines and get ready for some cruising!  The Iowa division of the US Route 6 Tourist Association is teaming up with Fourth Wall Films to sponsor a classic car ride across Iowa along old Route 6 as part of a shoot for an upcoming documentary film, River to River – Iowa's Forgotten Highway 6, about the scenic and historic attractions along US Route 6 in Iowa. 

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