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Near Orient in Adair County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Henry A. Wallace Birthplace

1888

 
 
Henry A. Wallace Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2015
1. Henry A. Wallace Birthplace Marker
Inscription.  

Renovated in 1996
Under The Guidance Of
Architect William Wagner

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitecture.
 
Location. 41° 13.805′ N, 94° 21.772′ W. Marker is near Orient, Iowa, in Adair County. Marker is on 290th Street west of Henry A. Wallace Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker and House are at the Henry A. Wallace County Life Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2773 290th Street, Orient IA 50858, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jasper James And His Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Native Prairie Planting (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grasses / Voices (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mormon Trail (approx. 3.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial
Henry A. Wallace Birthplace and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2015
2. Henry A. Wallace Birthplace and Marker
(approx. 7.3 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orient.
 
Also see . . .
1. Henry A. Wallace: An Uncommon Man. (Submitted on August 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Henry Agard Wallace, 33rd Vice President. (Submitted on August 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Henry Wallace (1888-1965). (Submitted on August 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Henry A. Wallace Birthplace at the Country Life Center image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2015
3. Henry A. Wallace Birthplace at the Country Life Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on October 1, 2020, by Julia W. Mullin of Creston, Iowa. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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