W. L. Harding Historical Marker - rural Melvin, IA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 43° 19.882 W 095° 38.600
15T E 285703 N 4801007
Quick Description: This historical marker tells about Governor W. L. Harding’s birthplace near here.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 5/8/2011 5:33:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMBD14
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
Views: 1

Long Description:
This historical marker tells about Governor W. L. Harding’s birthplace near here. The present owners of this property have done a beautiful job of landscaping around this plaque. It reads in full:

“W. L. Harding. Second native born governor of Iowa, son of Orlando B. and Emeline Moyer Harding, born October 3, 1875 in their home north 45 degrees, west 80 feet from this stone. Erected 1925 by the Historical Memorial and Art Department of Iowa.”

It can be found on the corner of Hwy. 59 and Co. Rd. A34.
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