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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 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: 11/22/2014

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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: 5/4/2013

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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: 5/4/2013

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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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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2011

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: 11/22/2014

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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 MarkersKate Shelley Historical Marker – Ogden, IA

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This historical plaque on a base of granite recalls the heroism of a young girl who saved many lives by stopping a passenger train before it would have met a terrible fate.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/3/2011

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 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 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 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 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 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 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: 11/12/2011

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