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Located on the north shore of the Iowa River, at its junction with the Missouri River. This old town was a riverboat boom town. Many old buildings are still remaining.
Another ghost town located approximately three miles east of Montrose, and eleven miles north of Keokuk in Lee county. Galland was a river boat town abandoned in the late 1890's.
Elk River Ruins
Located near Almost on rte 67 in Jackson cty. This area was used by outlaws in the mid 1800's. Could a buried cache be left behind?
Located near Weston in Pottawattamie cty on cty rte 91. On a farm north of here, Jessie James supposedly buried $35,000 in gold coins.
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