⚫ The first and second Iowa State Fairs were held in Fairfield in 1854 and 1855. A stone marker on the corner of 4th Street and Grimes Avenue tells the story. William Louden attended as a boy.
⚫ Another stone marker, in the southwest corner of the Fairfield Square, tells the story about the 1954 recreated one-hundredth anniversary wagon train, which traveled from the original Iowa State Fair site in Fairfield to the present fair site in Des Moines. Another wagon train was again re-created in 2004.
The Wagon Train marker in the Fairfield Square.
⚫ There are many Maharishi Sthapatya Veda designed houses in and around Fairfield, and in Maharishi Vedic City. The Maharishi Vedic City website is here.
⚫ You may want to look at Abundance Ecovillage on 185th Street. Their website is here.
⚫ Take a look at the restored murals in the Post Office lobby (built 1929) at the corner of West Broadway and 2nd Street. Scroll down to view the murals..