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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 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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Iowa Historical MarkersWomen’s Suffrage Parade Historical Marker – Boone, IA

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This historical marker tells about the parade held by Iowa Suffragists to rally for women’s right to vote.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersLincoln Highway Historical Marker – Colo, IA

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This historical marker is located at Niland’s Corner, a busy business intersection of the past.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 7/8/2011

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Iowa Historical MarkersReed/Niland Corner – Colo, IA

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An historical marker tells about the businesses at this intersection of the Lincoln Highway and Jefferson Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 7/8/2011

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Iowa Historical MarkersJefferson Highway Marker – Colo, IA

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This historical marker tells about the historic Jefferson Highway which intersects the Lincoln Highway at this point.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 7/8/2011

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Iowa Historical MarkersColo Motel Historical Marker – Colo, IA

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The Colo Motel has a long history of business on the historic Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 7/8/2011

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Iowa Historical MarkersL & J / Nilands Standard Gas Station Marker – Colo, IA

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This vintage service station is located at the intersection of Hwys. 30 & 65 along the Lincoln Highway. There is a plaque that tells its history:

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 7/8/2011

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Iowa Historical MarkersNiland’s Café Marker – Colo, IA

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A visit to this corner of the Lincoln Highway will take a motorist make into the 1940’s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: 7/8/2011

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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 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: 9/14/2014

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Iowa Historical MarkersThatcher & Noble markers - Spirit Lake, IA

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Both the Thatcher and Noble families lost their lives during the Spirit Lake massacre with the exception of Mr. Thatcher who had gone to Waterloo for supplies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: 9/20/2014

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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: 9/14/2014

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Iowa Historical MarkersOriginal site of Ft. Defiance, Spirit Lake, IA

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This historical marker tells about Ft. Defiance, a stockade to protect area settlers from Indian attacks.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: never

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