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There are many places on the Iowa State campus that have a rich history. These are the ones that Iowa Staters hold near and dear to their hearts.
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    "When constructed after a water shortage in 1895, the tower was the first made of steel and the tallest west of the Mississippi. It is unused today, but on the National Register of Historic Places."
    Iowa State UniversityIowa State University · August 26, 2011
    University
    · Ames, United States
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    "Created in 1933 and named for alum LaVerne Noyes, who donated money for the lake. Swans named Lancelot and Elaine have been fixtures on the site since 1935."
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    Lake
    · Ames, United States
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    "The Farm House was the first building built (1860-65) on the new college land. It now serves as a museum."
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    History Museum
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    "The Memorial Union was built in 1927-28 as a memorial to those who lost their lives in World War I. Gold Star Hall houses the names of all Iowa Staters lost in the wars and conflicts lost since then."
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    Student Center
    · Ames, United States
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    "Construction on the Central Building concluded in 1908. In 1938, it was renamed for former ISU president William Beardshear (1891-1902)."
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    Administrative Building
    · Ames, United States
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    "Named for Senator Justin Smith Morrill, who sponsored the Morrill Act (1862) which established the land-grant college system."
    Iowa State UniversityIowa State University · August 26, 2011
    Arts
    · Ames, United States