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Interstate 80 . . . winds from the bluffs overlooking Loveland to an interchange with Interstate 29. Bridge in foreground is the new Interstate 29 overpass and east section of that bridge will be open next week. Bridge in center takes Illinois…

Showing The Signs . . . of its sandblasting in the late 1970s, Harrison County Courthouse looks like new. The concrete and steel building is faced with Bedford limestone and topped with a 78-foot dome.

Concealing Its Age . . . is the Pottawattamie County Sub-Courthouse in Avoca. The brick building's construction predates the county's earliest records of it from 1885.

AFS Student . . . Terje Froystein, right, and host John Martin pause to pet the Martin's setter, Nick.

Avoca, IA Pt 2

Standing At the Site . . . of the Avoca centennial time capsule buried in 1989 during the town's centennial celebration is Harry Wiese, 87, Avoca farmer and self-educated historian. Behind Wiese is the Pottawattamie County Courthouse built in 1885. …

Photo of a church in Avoca, IA

Photo of a gentleman standing in front of the Judge's bench in the Avoca Courthouse.

Harry Wendt and Lawrence "Babe" Kohlscheen prepare to paint the exterior of a house which will become a Victorian Bed and Breakfast Inn that will offer antique-furnished rooms in the restored turn-of-the-century house in Avoca.

Treasurer's office at Avoca courthouse

Avoca, IA Pt1

Photo of highway sign for Avoca, IA

Photo of Avoca, IA street looking out from the bank.

Photo of a livestock barn, Avoca, IA

Photo of fruits and poultry buildings in Avoca, IA

A Nearby Church . . . houses the band room and home economics classrooms. The site was first purchased by the school to provide added playground space. Supt. Ohm says a new school is needed to expand facilities such as rest rooms, science labs,…

Pine and Elm Trees provide shade at Edgington Memorial Park near Avoca.

Here's Exterior View of Avoca's Co-operative Creamery
Above is a view of the exterior of the Avoca Creamery.
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