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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 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.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

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.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 2/20/2011

last visited: never

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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: 9/13/2014

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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.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: 11/22/2014

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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.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: 10/13/2013

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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: 11/22/2014

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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.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: never

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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.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 8/31/2011

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersMarble Cabin Marker, Spirit Lake, IA

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Mr. Marble was murdered at this site and his wife was taken hostage during the Spirit Lake massacre.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: 5/4/2013

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Iowa Historical MarkersSite of Stockade Marker, Spirit Lake, IA

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This was the location of the old stockade where upwards of forty families sought shelter from the Indians.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: never

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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.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: never

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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.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

last visited: 5/4/2013

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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: 5/4/2013

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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 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 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 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 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 MarkersCommunity of Granite, Sioux Township, Lyon County

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Formerly known as Iuka. This area, where Blood Run Creek passes on its way to the Big Sioux River, was inhabited by Native Americans between 1300 and 1750. As many as 4,000 Oneota Indians lived on the surrounding fertile prairies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Iowa

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 9/18/2011

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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 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 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 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 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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