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By Alex Payne

based in 1868, Altoona was only a small city at the prairie�at least until eventually the planes, trains, and cars got here. Trains begun crossing this city as planes made their method to the Altoona Airport, and the development of Interstate eighty on Altoona�s north side introduced many travelers. The becoming neighborhood has turn into identified around the nation because the �Entertainment Capital of Iowa.� Altoona is domestic to Adventureland Park, Iowa�s biggest leisure park, in addition to Prairie Meadows Racetrack and on line casino, and it hosted the state�s first municipal airport, Hanna Air box. quite a few cutting edge participants known as this group domestic, comparable to Robert Townsend together with his single-pass colour printer and George Kurtzweil and his proposal to develop the 1st acre of hybrid seed corn. Altoona�s historical past espouses a special blend of small-town Iowa traditions and innovative thinkers that make it unforgettable.

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