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

Visit Downtown West Branch

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2015
1. Visit Downtown West Branch Marker
Inscription.
Many of the commercial buildings in West Branch are included in a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places. It commemorates the “Golden Age of American Agriculture” (1895-1916). A variety of shops and services are available.
 
Location. 41° 40.261′ N, 91° 20.852′ W. Marker is in West Branch, Iowa, in Cedar County. Marker is at the intersection of Wetherell Street and Poplar Street, on the left when traveling west on Wetherell Street. Click for map. Marker is located at the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. 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. Herbert Hoover National Historic Site (here, next to this marker); The Mackey House (a few steps from this marker); A World of Opportunity (within shouting distance of this marker); The Amanda Garvin Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The C.E. Smith House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Laban Miles House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Dr. Leech House (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in West Branch.
 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2015
2. Visit Downtown West Branch Marker
An image of a block of historic buildings appears at the bottom of the marker.
 
Also see . . .  Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. (Submitted on August 26, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2015
3. Marker in West Branch
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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