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Mt Vernon in Linn County Iowa, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

William Abbe

1837 — 1937

 
 
William Abbe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
1. William Abbe Marker
Inscription.
This tablet commemorates
the advent of the first white
settler in Linn County, Iowa
William Abbe

a true pioneer- a worthy citizen
erected by
Ashley, Mayflower, Marion, Linn & Balliet Chapters Daughters of the American Revolution of Linn County, Iowa

 
Erected 1937 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 56.52′ N, 91° 27.059′ W. Marker is in Mt Vernon, Iowa, in Linn County Iowa. Marker is on West Mount Vernon Road (County Route E 48), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the Abbe Creek School Museum Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 831 W Mt Vernon Rd, Mount Vernon IA 52314, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Military Road (approx. 2.3 miles away); Freedom Flame (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Daughters of the American Revolution Lincoln Highway
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
William Abbe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
2. William Abbe Marker
Full view of marker; classic DAR plaque on boulder
William Abbe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
3. William Abbe Marker
Marker can be seen at a distance. Abbe Creek School, and Abbe Creek Cemetery in the background. This is the "Grant Wood" section of Iowa.
William Abbe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
4. William Abbe Marker
The sign at the School Museum
William Abbe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
5. William Abbe Marker
The Lincoln Highway marker, adjacent to the DAR marker
 
 
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