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YO! Just lettin' ya know that this event occurred in the past. So don't go planning your day around this one.

WHEN

Sat Jun 26 2010 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WHERE

Dexter is 25 miles west of the Des Moines metro area on Interstate 80. Ride will start at the front of the roundhouse by 9:00 a.m. If you wish to leave early you can.
Dexter, IA

WHO

White Pole Road Development Corporation

Description

Road

Distance - 25 miles or 50 miles roundtrip

The ride is a fund raiser for the White Pole Road Development Corporation and the Roundhouse committee. It is set up as a pre ragbrai ride to get in shape and enjoy the small communities of Dexter, Stuart, Menlo, Casey and Adair. Event starts with breakfast, included in registration fee, in the newly remodeled historical Dexter Roundhouse served from 7-9 a.m. Sites along the way include the Bonnie & Clyde shot out north of Dexter, 1948 National Plowing Championship site, newly restored Catholic church community center in Stuart, restored gas station man in Menlo, Casey antique stores, Adair flag display on main street and site of the first robbery of a moving train by the Jesse James gang just west of Adair. Lunch can be purchased in Adair at the city park from the Lions Club of Adair.

Route

Route is from Dexter to Adair and back and is part of the original White Pole Road, old Hwy 6, the original river to river road from Davenport to Council Bluffs, dsignated in 1910 as the "Great White Way", because the poles were painted white, as they are again today, to help travelers stay on the route.

Venue

Dexter is 25 miles west of the Des Moines metro area on Interstate 80. Ride will start at the front of the roundhouse by 9:00 a.m. If you wish to leave early you can.

Roundhouse on Dallas Street
Dexter, IA 50070
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Links

Registration

White Pole Road Development Corporation %Steve Kroeger, Treasurer P.O. Box 66 Menlo, Ia 50164 Registration forms available on the Current Events page on the www.whitepoleroad.com website. Check at bottom of page for form.

Contact

kroeg_s@yahoo.com

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