1839 – How did the name “Hawkeye” become associated with Iowa?
Hawkeye Fact #1:
Our Hawkeye story all started in Burlington, Iowa.
Hawkeye Fact #2:
There were two men from Burlington who were largely responsible for the adoption of the Hawkeye nickname: Judge David Rorer (above-left) and newspaperman, James G. Edwards (above-right).
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