Near Orient in Adair County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Jasper James And His Family
Our Great Grandfather
And His Family
They moved to Adair County in 1892 by covered wagon with their young children herding the livestock. They settled on a farm two and a half miles southwest of Henry A. Wallace's birthplace nearly four years after he was born in 1888.
Erected by Marion James & Jim James.
Location. 41° 13.817′ N, 94° 21.8′ W. Marker is near Orient, Iowa, in Adair County. Click for map. Marker and pond are at the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2773 290th Street, Orient IA 50858, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry A. Wallace Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Native Prairie Planting (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grasses / Voices (about 700 feet away); The Mormon Trail (approx. 3.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 12 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Orient.
Also see . . . Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center. (Submitted on August 9, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.