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West Branch in Cedar County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Hoover Home

1879 - 1884

 
 
Hoover Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2011
1. Hoover Home Marker
Inscription. The Hoovers bought a home on this site in 1879. During the winter Theodore, herbert and Mary enjoyed sledding with the Peter Smith youngsters who lived in the green house just south of here. Jesse Hoover died in 1880. Hulda passed away three years later.
 
Location. 41° 40.133′ N, 91° 20.787′ W. Marker is in West Branch, Iowa, in Cedar County. Marker is on North Downey Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Branch IA 52358, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To Herbert Hoover (within shouting distance of this marker); Friends Meetinghouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A World of Opportunity (about 300 feet away); Herbert Hoover's Birthplace (about 500 feet away); Herbert Hoover (about 600 feet away); Birthplace of Herbert Hoover (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named A World of Opportunity (about 600 feet away); The Hannah Varney House (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in West Branch.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Hoover Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2011
2. Hoover Home Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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