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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 MarkersLouis Arriandeaux Log House – Dubuque, IA

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This log cabin is known as the oldest log cabin in Dubuque County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersPoint of Discovery – McGregor, IA

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This historical plaque is mounted on a rock near the Mississippi River overlook at Pikes Peak State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersBat Caves Marker - McGregor, IA

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This pull-over on the north edge of McGregor has a marker that tells about the Bat Cave history and the protection it gives bats in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersJulian Dubuque – Dubuque, IA

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This marker is found inside the Dubuque Monument at Mines of Spain State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersThe Mormon Trail, Iowa

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Stone and bronze marker along Iowa Highway 16 south of Stockport Iowa. Elevation 744

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersKanesville Tabernacle Historical Marker – Council Bluffs, IA

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This historical marker sits in front of the Kanesville Tabernacle museum in Council Bluffs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/6/2012

last visited: 6/10/2014

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Iowa Historical MarkersDodge House Historical Marker – Council Bluff, IA

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The Dodge House historical marker stands in front of the house on S. 3rd Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/6/2012

last visited: 6/10/2014

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Iowa Historical MarkersMormon Trail Historical Marker – Council Bluffs, IA

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This historical marker is mounted on the boulder on the other side of a relief plaque depicting a Mormon family on their way west.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/6/2012

last visited: 6/10/2014

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Iowa Historical MarkersLester Centennial Historical Marker – Lester, IA

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This historical marker was placed in the city park when the town celebrated its Centennial in 1989.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 2/8/2012

last visited: never

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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 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 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: 10/13/2013

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Iowa Historical MarkersFirst White Woman Historical Marker - Spirit Lake, IA

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Mrs. Dena Barkman Funk was the first white woman born in Dickinson County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersOkamanpadu Lake - Rural Dolliver, IA

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This plaque highlights the importance of this area as an historical campsite.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersThe Estherville Meteorite - rural Estherville, IA

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This historical marker tells about the meteorite that fell near here in 1879.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 4/15/2012

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Iowa Historical MarkersJordan House – West Des Moines, IA

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The Jordan House is on the John Brown Freedom Trail which crosses Iowa. This historical marker outside the Jordan House tells its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/19/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersMonument of the First Train Robbery – Adair, IA

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This historical marker tells about Jesse James’ first train robbery in the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/19/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersMerle Hay Memorial Marker – Glidden, IA

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A large cement historical marker is dedicated to the memory of Merle D. Hay.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/11/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersGray’s Lake History Plaques – Des Moines, IA

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Two plaques tell the story of how Gray’s Lake Park became the recreation gem it is today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/2/2011

last visited: 2/28/2012

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Iowa Historical MarkersChicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Depot – Jefferson, IA

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A stone marker tells the story of the depot and railroad line that went through Jefferson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/2/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersValley Junction Historical Marker – West Des Moines, IA

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Historic Valley Junction has a story to tell, and it’s recorded on a timeline on this historical plaque at the shelter house next to the caboose.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/2/2011

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 MarkersBirthplace of Des Moines Historical Marker – Des Moines, IA

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Overlooking the confluence of the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers in downtown Des Moines, a solitary log cabin represents the beginnings of this great city. An historical marker tells the story:

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/2/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersOwens Covered Bridge at Easter Lake – Des Moines, IA

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There is something nostalgic about a covered bridge, and Des Moines is fortunate to have one to enjoy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/2/2011

last visited: 2/28/2012

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Iowa Historical MarkersMamie Eisenhower Birthplace Marker – Boone, IA

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This historical marker sits in front of Mamie Doud Eisenhower’s birthplace in Boone.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: never

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