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Ames, Iowa AVA Convention Volksmarch

This was day 6 of the Walking Convention Events in Iowa. We signed up at Reiman Gardens and most the walk was on the Iowa State University campus.

Leaving the start we headed toward the stadium.

It was cool but not raining.

Now it's raining.

Jack Trice - Football and Track star.

Creek in Stuart Smith Park.

Carol and Ed on the hike/bike trail in the park.

Food Science Bldg.
In 1937 the process for making Blue
Cheese was developed here.

Beardshear Hall
Student Financial Aid & the Office of the President

Catt Hall - Built in 1892.

The G-Nomes are twelve-foot tall terra-cotta sculptures that stand atop each corner of the Molecular Biology Building. In each hand the figures hold X and Y chromosome rods.

Howe Hall - Aerospace Engineering.

Squirrel with a white tail.

Grant Wood mural inside Parks Library.

Iowa State University also inside the Parks Library.

Clock Tower.

George Washington Carver

Lake Laverne.

Path around the lake.

Checkpoint Volunteers

Clock Tower from the other side.

Home of ISU President


Back at the entrance to the Gardens.

MaryAnn and Sherry relaxing at the finish.

After the walk we toured the Reiman Gardens. We really enjoyed the "Big Bug" displays created by David Rogers. The whole garden was wonderful!

Siba and Catherine

Volksmarcher about to give a blood donation.

Inside the Butterfly House.