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Charles City in Floyd County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Andres Memorial Park

 
 
Andres Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
1. Andres Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.  
Andres Memorial Park
Winnebago Indian Encampment Area
Park of Village of Freeman – 1853
McKinley School Site
1871 to 1968
Destroyed by Tornado May 15, 1968
Original McKinley Schoolbell used as
Memorial to
Leonard & Matilda Andres

 
Erected 1937.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters.
 
Location. 43° 3.749′ N, 92° 40.704′ W. Marker is in Charles City, Iowa, in Floyd County. Marker is at the intersection of Gibert Street (U.S. 18) and Hildreth Street, on the left when traveling north on Gibert Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charles City IA 50616, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Floyd County Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Main Street Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Original Mill Wheel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Farmer's Trust and Savings Bank (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1968 Tornado Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles
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away); Charles City Veterans Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dana Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Greene Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Charles City Tornado May 15, 1968 - News Report on You Tube. (Submitted on June 3, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. May 1968 tornado outbreak on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Andres Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
2. Andres Memorial Park Marker
Andres Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
3. Andres Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 161 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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