Today we will begin the historic tour of Des Moines. This tour was written several years ago and we currently have a version online found here. Each post, we will provide an expanded version of this tour with more images and a little more description. They will by no means be comprehensive, but instead, just little insights into our downtown history. Let's begin!
The Des Moines Electric Light Company, Power House, 105 Chestnut.
1926 Des Moines City Directory.
Have you recovered from the change in time yet? Ever wonder why we have to reset our clocks twice a year? The merits of Daylight Saving Time (DST) have been argued ever since Benjamin Franklin took a trip to Paris in 1784 and “saw the light,” penning a proposal to economize the use of candles during the daytime.