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Iowa (Worth County), Northwood — Historic Northern Iowa / Carrie Lane Chapman Catt - (1859 - 1947)
Side A Northern Iowa landforms result from the action of 3 separate glacial ice sheets. Clear Lake, south of here, is one of the many Iowa lakes formed by glacial action. Pilot Knob, a glacially formed hill west of here, is one of highest points in northern Iowa and was used as a landmark by early travellers. Much of the Western two-thirds of Iowa was prairie when the first settlers arrived. Pioneers in this area travelled through grasses 5 to 7 feet tall. Many of them referred . . . — Map (db m23264) HM
Iowa (Worth County), Northwood — South Shell Rock Lutheran
Congregation organized by Rev C.L. Clausen 1869. Church erected on "Rustad Bakke." Dedicated 1875 Destroyed by fire 1920 Iowa 150 Celebrate Our State 1846 1996 — Map (db m16582) HM
Iowa (Worth County), Northwood — Worth County Courthouse Cannon
Cast during the Civil War years by the Northwood Foundry, once located on the north bank of the Shell Rock River. Iowa 150 Celebrate Our State 1846 1996 — Map (db m16572) HM
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