Kish-Ke-Kosh Prairie

3201 Robin Avenue • Jasper County • Reasoner, IA 50232
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Kish-Ke-Kosh Prairie, located a ½ mile southeast of Reasnor, is a 16 acre preserve. It is a native, unplowed prairie preserve growing on wind-blown sand and loess from the last glacial period in Iowa, that ended about 12,000 years ago. The area is named for Chief Kish-Ke-Kosh, who was associated with Chiefs Black Hawk and Keokuk, and who was the leader of a Fox Indian band who often lived in this area.

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