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Winterset in Madison County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Delicious Apple

 
 
The Delicious Apple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
1. The Delicious Apple Marker
Inscription.
To
commemorate
the discovery in
Madison County, Iowa
of a variety of apple
by
Jesse Hiatt A.D. 1872
and
called by him
The Hawkeye
Sole right to propagate
acquired by
C.M. Stark A.D. 1894
and by him renamed
introduced and disseminated
throughout the apple world as
The Delicious Apple

 
Erected 1922 by Iowa State Horticultural Society, Madison County Historical Society, Historical Department of Iowa.
 
Location. 41° 19.801′ N, 94° 0.192′ W. Marker is in Winterset, Iowa, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from South 9th Street. Click for map. Marker is on the east side of city park. Marker is in this post office area: Winterset IA 50273, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cutler - Donahoe Covered Bridge - 1870 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winterset World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Winterset Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Winterset Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); 101 North John Wayne Drive
The Delicious Apple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 23, 2014
2. The Delicious Apple Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); 70, 72, 74 Court Avenue (approx. 0.6 miles away); 103 North John Wayne Drive (approx. 0.6 miles away); 105 North John Wayne Drive (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winterset.
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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