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West Branch in Cedar County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Visit Downtown West Branch

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2015
1. Visit Downtown West Branch Marker
Inscription.  Many of the commercial buildings in West Branch are included in a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places. It commemorates the “Golden Age of American Agriculture” (1895-1916). A variety of shops and services are available.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 41° 40.261′ N, 91° 20.852′ W. Marker was in West Branch, Iowa, in Cedar County. Marker was at the intersection of Wetherell Street and Poplar Street, on the left when traveling west on Wetherell Street. Marker is located at the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: West Branch IA 52358, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Herbert Hoover (here, next to this marker); A Growing Town (here, next to this marker); The Mackey House (a few steps from this marker); Learning their A, B, Cs (within shouting distance of this marker); A World of Opportunity (within shouting
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By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2015
2. Visit Downtown West Branch Marker
distance of this marker); Garvin House (within shouting distance of this marker); Forging Character (within shouting distance of this marker); C.E. Smith House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Branch.
 
More about this marker. An image of a block of historic buildings appears at the bottom of the marker.
 
Also see . . .  Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. (Submitted on August 26, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2015
3. Marker in West Branch
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2015, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on December 14, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 26, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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