Historic Homes Walking Tour

Published: Monday, May 20, 2013 12:03 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013 12:36 p.m. CDT

Local historian and researcher Tom Hoover speaks during the Historic Homes Walking Tour on Saturday morning. Using the former homes of Howard Snyder, E.H. Maytag and Fred Maytag II as a backdrop, Hoover shared the story of the Maytag family, Snyder and the Maytag Corporation.

National video

Reader Poll

What are your thoughts on illegal drug use and distribution in Jasper County?
t's completely out of hand, more needs to be done about it
It's pretty bad, but no worse than anywhere else in Iowa
It's getting better than it was 10-15 years ago
It's not really a problem here
Unsure