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Maquoketa in Jackson County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Salvation Army

1885 - 1960

 
 
The Salvation Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By Idratherbeinthewoods, July 5, 2010
1. The Salvation Army Marker
Inscription.  This Plaque commemorates the beginning of the Salvation Army in Maquoketa and the State of Iowa, May 1885.

Placed here, May 14, 1960, on the occasion of Maquoketa's 75th anniversary celebration.

"What hath God wrought?"
 
Erected 1960.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 42° 3.36′ N, 90° 39.846′ W. Marker is in Maquoketa, Iowa, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from South Main Street. Located in Horseshoe Pond County Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maquoketa IA 52060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2010, by Idratherbeinthewoods of Dubuque, Iowa. This page has been viewed 957 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 29, 2010, by Idratherbeinthewoods of Dubuque, Iowa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Jun. 5, 2020