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Iowa is fortunate to have many local organizations, state owned museums and historical sites working together to preserve the history of the state of Iowa.
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Iowa Historical MarkersPilot Rock

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High on a ridge at the south end of Cherokee, Iowa, Pilot Rock, an enormous glacial boulder, overlooks the Little Sioux River Valley

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/7/2007

last visited: 10/11/2010

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Iowa Historical MarkersO’Brien County Historical Marker – rural Sutherland, IA

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This marker is located about a half mile north of Hwy. 10 across from the nature center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 9/19/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersRuss Dixon Historical Marker – Correctionville, IA

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An historical marker stands on the south side of the Russ Dixon Bridge just outside Correctionville. The text tells the history of this bridge builder:

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/2/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersProfiting from Cross-Country Travel Historical Marker – Correctionville, IA

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This historical sign tells about the significance of Route 20 and the business generated by traffic taking this route through Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/20/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersBuilt for a Lifetime of Service Historical Marker – Correctionville, IA

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This historical marker stands outside this two story brick schoolhouse, the oldest brick school in Woodbury County and the third oldest in the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/23/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersCelebrate Our State: Iowa 150th Historic Marker – Varina, IA

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This historical marker commemorates Iowa’s 150th birthday by sharing the town’s history in this little green space across from Varina’s post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/23/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersHistorical Record Marker, rural Sheldon, IA

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This Iowa historical marker is found on a rock along Hwy. 18 a few miles east of Sheldon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 2/20/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersInkpaduta’s Campsite Historical Marker, rural Smithland, IA

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This historical marker tells about the Sioux encampment that took place in this area before the infamous Spirit Lake Massacre.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/1/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersW. L. Harding Historical Marker - rural Melvin, IA

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This historical marker tells about Governor W. L. Harding’s birthplace near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersSergeant Floyd's Monument

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Floyd's grave remained a landmark on the Missouri River. The American artist George Catlin painted Floyd's Bluff, with the cedar marker still in place. The following year Prince Maximillian von Wied, the Prussian explorer and man of science, noted that someone had renewed the cedar post after prairie fires damaged it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 5/12/2017

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Iowa Historical MarkersBirthplace of Extension Service– Hull, IA

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This marker celebrates the birthplace of the Iowa State Extension Service and commemorates 150 years of their service to Iowans.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersSpirit of Siouxland Historical Marker, Sioux City, IA

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This marker commemorates one of the most memorable disasters in this city’s history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 3/18/2011

last visited: 9/4/2015

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Iowa Historical MarkersPacific Short Line Bridge Historical Marker, Sioux City, IA

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This historical marker is found in Chris Larsen Park near the Missouri River where the former bridge once stood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 3/18/2011

last visited: 12/15/2016

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Iowa Historical MarkersM.V. Sergeant Floyd - Sioux City, IA

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M.V. Sergeant Floyd is named after Sergeant Charles Floyd, the only fatality during the Corps of Discovery - The Lewis and Clark Expedition.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/27/2009

last visited: 12/14/2016

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Iowa Historical MarkersSergeant Floyd Monument/Lewis and Clark Expedition

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Northbound I-29 Rest Area Historic Marker re 'Sergeant Floyd Monument' and on the obverse 'Lewis and Clark Expedition'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/8/2007

last visited: 4/5/2011

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Iowa Historical MarkersSergeant Floyd Monument/Lewis and Clark Expedition

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I-29 Rest Area Historic Marker re 'Sergeant Floyd Monument' and on the obverse 'Lewis and Clark Expedition'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/8/2007

last visited: 8/8/2015

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Iowa Historical MarkersAbbie Gardner State Historic Site, Arnolds Park, IA

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This historical marker is found on the face of the granite obelisk at the Abbie Gardner State Historic Site in Arnolds Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 2/20/2011

last visited: 6/26/2017

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Iowa Historical MarkersGardner Cabin and Luce Cabin Historical Markers - Arnolds Park, IA

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The Luce family was killed in the Spirit Lake massacre while they were living with the Gardners. Two plaques mark the spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: 6/27/2017

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Iowa Historical MarkersRubber Tires on Tractors

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There are three plaques highlighting the introduction of rubber tires for tractors, one in Cassville, Wisconsin, one in Orlando, Florida, and this one here in Rock Valley, IA. This historical plaque is right in our neighborhood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/16/2010

last visited: 10/23/2011

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Iowa Historical MarkersSioux County Historical Marker – Hawarden, IA

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South of the town of Hawarden is a historical plaque on a Sioux quartzite boulder that tells about the founding of this territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/19/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersMattock Cabin - Arnolds Park, IA

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The cabin, where James Mattock, his wife, five children, and Mr. Robert Madison lived, was destroyed and the people burned within by Inkpadutah of the Sioux tribe.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: 6/27/2017

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Iowa Historical MarkersSite of Granger Cabin, Arnolds Park, IA

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Four young bachelors from Red Wing, Minnesota, were massacred by Indians at the Granger cabin in 1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: 6/27/2017

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Iowa Historical MarkersAkron’s History Begins Here – Akron, IA

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This historical marker is found at the site of the old mill and dam on the Big Sioux River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/19/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersTown of Emmetsburg Historical Marker, rural Emmetsburg, IA

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This historical marker tells about the original town of Emmetsburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 3/18/2011

last visited: 11/10/2012

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Iowa Historical MarkersHowe Cabin - Spirit Lake, IA

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The family of Joel Howe and his wife and six children were murdered in the Spirit Lake massacre.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: 6/27/2017

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