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Old 02-03-2013, 07:55 PM
 
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The field is actually owned by two neighboring (and feuding) farmers. The original owner, Don owned the whole infield/the house and right field with the exception of left/center field being owned by the neighbor. The neighbor for a short period of time replanted corn crops in the outfield and tourists were outraged so he tore out the crops. Both owners have established gift shops (lucrative) without even acknowledging the other person's operation. The field is free to visit, free to even play on (if you bring your own bat, ball, team!) but they will not rent it out for events.
I went there ten years ago on a trip to Iowa.

Personally, I did not find it all that interesting ... except for the dispute between the two owners both claiming to be the "real" Field of Dreams.

If they are going to convert this to a youth baseball facility attracting youth teams from around the country, where are they going to stay? Dubuque?
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:11 PM
 
Location: Keosauqua, Iowa
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If they are going to convert this to a youth baseball facility attracting youth teams from around the country, where are they going to stay? Dubuque?
No, they'll just disappear into the corn field for the night. Didn't you watch the movie?
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Old 12-25-2014, 11:02 AM
 
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They built it for a movie, and people keep coming to Field of Dreams - LA Times
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