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Grant in Montgomery County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Commemorating the "Old Mill"

 
 
Commemorating the "Old Mill" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 2, 2021
1. Commemorating the "Old Mill" Marker
Inscription.  
and in honor and remembrance of
pioneers who founded town of Milford.
1st area settlers — Wm. & Anna Stipe 1853
Donahoe & Smith purchased and
platted in 1858 and 1859

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 41° 8.506′ N, 94° 59.08′ W. Marker is in Grant, Iowa, in Montgomery County. Marker is on U Avenue (Old U.S. 71) just south of 2nd Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker is mounted on a boulder in front of the Grant Fire Department. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 U Avenue, Grant IA 50847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. City Hall (a few steps from this marker); Kenworthy Building 1916 (a few steps from this marker); Post Office / Bryant Building / Barber Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); William Stipe (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.4 miles away); Lewis Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
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(approx. 12.3 miles away); Memorial Building (approx. 12.6 miles away); World Wars Memorial (approx. 12.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grant.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. William Stipe
 
Also see . . .
1. William Stipe.
(from History of Montgomery County, Iowa, Illustrated. Des Moines, Iowa Historical and Biographical Co., 1881) William Stipe came on March 1, 1853, to Montgomery county, Iowa, and settled on the farm which he now owns and lives upon. He now owns eight hundred acres of land well-improved and well stocked with hogs and cattle, having about one hundred head of each. Was married October 8, 1846, to Miss Ann Caywood, a native of Tennessee, they have three children: Matilda E., Georgina, and Sarah J.
(Submitted on March 20, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. William & Ann Stipe (Iowa Gravestones). (Submitted on March 20, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
3. Grant Commercial Historic District.
The historic district covers the town's central business district. Grant is a small town located in northeast Montgomery County
Commemorating the "Old Mill" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 2, 2021
2. Commemorating the "Old Mill" Marker
Grant Fire Department in background.
in the southwest quadrant of the state. It was platted in 1858, and it was known as Milford until the early 20th century even though its post office was Grant. While not on a railroad, the town was still able to maintain a viable commercial district.
(Submitted on March 20, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Grant Fire Department image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 2, 2021
3. Grant Fire Department
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 20, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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