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Emmetsburg in Palo Alto County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Paddy Horan Solberg

1942-2014

 
 
Paddy Horan Solberg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 21, 2016
1. Paddy Horan Solberg Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory of
Paddy Horan Solberg
1942-2014
Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother,
Best Friend


Paddy was an Irish citizen living in Palo Alto County from 1968 to 2014. Paddy’s spirit lives on here with this Blarney Stone, which she transported from Ireland to Emmetsburg in 1966 in a suitcase.

This plaque is a reminder of Paddy’s love for Ireland, Emmetsburg and her family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1942.
 
Location. 43° 6.632′ N, 94° 40.719′ W. Marker is in Emmetsburg, Iowa, in Palo Alto County. Marker is on Broadway Street north of 11th Street, on the right when traveling north. Monument and marker are located near the sidewalk on the west side of the Palo Alto County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1020 Broadway Street, Emmetsburg IA 50536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Emmet (here, next to this marker); Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 11 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of Original Town of Emmetsburg
Blarney Stone plaque (<i>at bottom of monument</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 21, 2016
2. Blarney Stone plaque (at bottom of monument)
Blarney Stone
Donated by the
People of Ireland
March 1965
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. 1˝ miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Remembering Paddy. (1966 photo) Paddy Horan Solberg (third from the right) is pictured with dignitaries, queens and members of the Emmetsburg Jaycees.

"Paddy Horan Solberg and I met when we were both hired by Trans World Airlines and flew to the United States on the 13th of September 1963, to start our flying career. Paddy was chosen by TWA to escort the mayor of Dublin to Emmetsburg. They chose her not only for her Irish Ancestry, but also for her beauty and eloquence." (Submitted on December 6, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Marie Patricia Horan Solberg. (Submitted on December 6, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
 
Paddy Horan Solberg Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 21, 2016
3. Paddy Horan Solberg Monument
Palo Alto County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 21, 2016
4. Palo Alto County Courthouse
(view from near marker)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 27 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 6, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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