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

To Herbert Hoover

 
 
To Herbert Hoover Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2011
1. To Herbert Hoover Marker
Inscription.  
President of the United States
Native son of Iowa
Citizen of the world
Statesman
Humanitarian
Engineer
Administrator
Who has worn the world's greatest honors with humility
The State of Iowa
grants the
Iowa Award
 
Erected by the Iowa Centennial Memorial Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #31 Herbert Hoover series list.
 
Location. 41° 40.183′ N, 91° 20.812′ W. Marker is in West Branch, Iowa, in Cedar County. Marker is on North Downey Street. Touch for map. Marker is 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 marker. Helping War Victims (a few steps from this marker); Friends Meetinghouse (a few steps from this marker); Raised With Quaker Values (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); Herbert Hoover (within shouting
To Herbert Hoover Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2015
2. To Herbert Hoover Marker
The statue of Isis can be seen next to the marker.
distance of this marker); From Downey Street to Pennsylvania Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Forging Character (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A World of Opportunity (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Branch.
 
Nearby Statue of Isis the Goddess of Life image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2011
3. Nearby Statue of Isis the Goddess of Life
"I am that which was and is and will ever be, and no mortal has yet lifted the veil which covers me." Sculptured by the Belgian artist Puttemans for the birthplacee of Herbert Hoover. Presented by a committee of Belgian school children, Belgian refugees and soldiers of the Belgian Army
Isis Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2015
4. Isis Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2011, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 738 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on December 15, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. Photos:   1. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on August 26, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4. 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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