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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 MarkersCutler - Donahoe Covered Bridge - Winterset, IA

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The Cutler - Donahoe Bridge is located in the Winterset City Park - located at the end of South 9th Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/10/2009

last visited: 1/4/2013

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Iowa Historical MarkersHistoric Des Moines - Des Moines, IA

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Located at an Iowa rest area. There are two sides to this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dew Crew

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 6/6/2021

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Iowa Historical MarkersMt. Pisgah - Mormon Pioneer Way Station - near Talmage, Iowa

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This double sided marker is located near the parking lot of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery State Historical Preserve near Talmage, Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/22/2009

last visited: 1/15/2011

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Iowa Historical MarkersThe Mormon Pioneer Trail - Talmage, Iowa

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This National Park Service Tablet is located near the parking lot of the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery State Historical Preserve near Talmage, Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/22/2009

last visited: 12/26/2010

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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 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 MarkersMormon Trail and Utopian Experiments in Southern Iowa – Osceola, IA

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The rest stop along I-35 south of Osceola has a two-sided historical marker, one dedicated to the Mormon Trail, the other entitled Utopian Experiments in Southern Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersRoad to Zion – Rural Davis City, IA

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This historical marker stands outside the I-35 rest stop near Osceola.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/25/2016

last visited: 11/19/2016

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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 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: 6/2/2018

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Iowa Historical MarkersFirst Crossings of Des Moines River - Des Moines, IA

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The Daughters of the American Revolution commemorate various ventures crossing the Des Moines River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Iowa

date approved: 8/2/2008

last visited: 8/23/2011

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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 MarkersVotes For Women - Des Moines, IA

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Women's Suffrage historical marker on the Capitol steps in Des Moines, Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Iowa

date approved: 8/20/2022

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersBundy’s Mill – Ackworth, IA

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These millstones stand as a reminder of a mill sawmill/gristmill that was located not far from this little town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 12/26/2014

last visited: 7/6/2021

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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: 2/1/2021

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Iowa Historical MarkersHistoric Des Moines - Westbound

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This two sided marker is located beneath a clock tower in a Westbound rest area on I-80 a few miles east of Des Moines. There's an identical marker in an eastbound area on the west edge of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Iowa

date approved: 1/2/2007

last visited: 10/31/2015

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Iowa Historical MarkersUniversalist Church - Mitchellville, IA

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This church is located in the town of Mitchellville and has a marker telling about its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersThe Mormon Pioneer Trail / Tragedy along the Trace - Chariton, IA

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This stand-up marker is located on the southwest lawn of the Lucas County Courthouse - 916 Braden Avenue in Chariton, Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/6/2015

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersThe Mormon Trail - Chariton, IA

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This bronze marker set into a large granite boulder is located on the southwest lawn of the Lucas County Courthouse - 916 Braden Avenue in Chariton, Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/6/2015

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersIcarian Colonies

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The Icarian Colonies were a secular social experiment that originated in France.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/6/2007

last visited: 3/24/2009

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Iowa Historical MarkersThe Road to Zion - Leon, Ia,

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This National Park Service Marker is located in front of the Leon Public Library - 200 W 1st Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Iowa

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersDixie Cornell Gebhardt - Knoxville, Iowa

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Plaque giving history of woman who designed the Iowa state flag located on the grounds of the Marion County Courthouse in Knoxville, Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Iowa

date approved: 12/16/2009

last visited: 5/30/2011

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Iowa Historical MarkersRed Rock Line - Knoxville, Iowa

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Historical marker on the grounds of the Marion County Courthouse in Knoxville, Iowa.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Iowa

date approved: 12/16/2009

last visited: 5/30/2011

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Iowa Historical MarkersSpurrier School - Lamoni, IA

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Spurrier School, once called Black School, dates to the 1870s. It is likely that some of the children of Joseph Smith III attended this school after the family moved to Lamoni in 1881. Originally located two blocks west and one-half block south of Liberty Hall, the school was moved to the grounds of Liberty Hall in 1979.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: never

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Iowa Historical MarkersLiberty Hall - Lamoni, IA

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Home of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: never

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