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Information on the University of Iowa and the Iowa City/Coralville area can be found at the following links.
Colonies -- Seeking religious freedom, the early settlers of the Amanas
left Germany in 1842, settling near Buffalo, New York. In 1855, the "Community
of True Inspiration" moved west, forming their first village along
the Iowa River. Eventually, 26,000 acres were purchased and six more villages