b'28MONONA COUNTY TRIVIA DISCOVER MONONA COUNTY!What 1860s5 What is Iowas 1 businesses state bird?thrived in CastanaThe Eastern Goldnch.and Turin?A sawmill and gristmill were4 How was in Turin. Castana built the rstPreparationbroom-making manufacturingCanyon State Park facility. Many area farmers grew crops of broom corn to sell tonamed?the company. The park was named after the former settlement of Prepara-tion. It was established in the 2 When1850s by Charles B. ThompsonWho was the and his followers. They were6did IowaMormons who had left therst permanent become a state? wagon trains heading west tosettler in Monona Utah. They believed that their Iowa became a state in 1846. existence in this life was prepa- County?ration for the world to come. Isaac Ashton, who, in 1852, located about 2 miles north of the present 3 Does Monona County have town of Onawa.any listings on the NationalRegister of Historic Places?Yes 7 What is asweet outcome Onawa Public Library (October 1, 1979), Iowa Ave and 7th St., Onawa of indecision?Monona County Courthouse (July 2, 1981), Iowa Ave., OnawaRound Bard, Cooper Township (July 30, 1986), Iowa Highway 141, Mapleton A local child could not make up his Onawa IOOF Opera House (August 3, 1990), 1023 10th Ave., Onawa mind between an ice-cream sundaeTrinity Memorial Episcopal Church (August 10, 1990), 302 S 7th St., Mapleton or a candy bar as an after-schoolNewel A. Whiting House (August 10, 1990) 1106 Iowa Ave., Onawa treat. So Christian K. Nelson Jones Creek Watershed Historic District (December 23, 1991), Between the(schoolteacher / soda-jerk) combined Little Sioux & Soldier Rivers, southwest of Moorhead. the two confections. In 1922,Garretson Outlet Bridge (March 12, 1999), County Road K64 over GarretsonMr. Nelson patented Outlet Ditch, Whiting. his Eskimo PieMann School No. 2 (January 16, 2001), Oak Ave., 3.5 miles northwest of theice-cream bar.entrance to Preparation Canyon State Park, MoorheadIngemann Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church and Cemetery(September 1, 2012), 32044 County Road E54, Moorhead.South Jordan Cemetery (March 5, 2021), 33928 260th St., Moorhead'