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By Alex Payne

based in 1868, Altoona used to be only a small city at the prairie�at least till the planes, trains, and cars got here. Trains begun crossing this city as planes made their strategy to the Altoona Airport, and the development of Interstate eighty on Altoona�s north part introduced many travelers. The transforming into group has develop into identified around the country because the �Entertainment Capital of Iowa.� Altoona is domestic to Adventureland Park, Iowa�s biggest entertainment park, in addition to Prairie Meadows Racetrack and on line casino, and it hosted the state�s first municipal airport, Hanna Air box. a number of leading edge participants known as this group domestic, comparable to Robert Townsend together with his single-pass colour printer and George Kurtzweil and his thought to develop the 1st acre of hybrid seed corn. Altoona�s historical past espouses a special mixture of small-town Iowa traditions and innovative thinkers that make it unforgettable.

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