Gerald W. Fackler
Mr. Fackler had a vision of Eldon having a first class railroad depot museum and park. Due to his generosity, his vision is a reality for the enjoyment of all current and future Eldon citizens and visitors.
Location. 40° 55.045′ N, 92° 13.369′ W. Marker is in Eldon, Iowa, in Wapello County. Marker is on Kd Avenue south of 4th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Near the Rock Island Depot, Eldon IA 52554, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Doodlebug (here, next to this marker); Charles M. Martin (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); McHaffey Opera House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); J P Strother (about 400 feet away); Grant Wood's Impact (approx. half a mile away); The Artist, Grant Wood (approx. half a mile away); The American Gothic House (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Eldon.
Also see . . .
1. Eldon Depot Museum, Iowa. (Submitted on November 5, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. "How rich Californian rewards those who were 'Iowa nice'" (The Des Moines Register, 2015)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.