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Keokuk in Lee County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

National Association for Music Education

 
 
National Association for Music Education Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 19, 2012
1. National Association for Music Education Marker
Inscription.  MENC: The National Association for Music Education was founded on this corner in the Westminster Presbyterian Church on April 12, 1907, during a meeting of music supervisors from fourteen states. The meeting was organized by Philip Cady Hayden, Music Supervisor for the Keokuk Public Schools. Since its founding, MENC has grown to over 120,000 members, and is the largest arts organization in the United States. This marker was dedicated on June 1, 2007, to all of the MENC founders , elected officers, members and employees over past 100 years, for their dedicated services toward achieving the MENC mission: "to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all."
 
Erected 2007 by The National Association for Music Education.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 40° 23.885′ N, 91° 23.042′ W. Marker is in Keokuk, Iowa, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Blundeau Street and North 7th Street, on the right when traveling
National Association for Music Education Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 19, 2012
2. National Association for Music Education Marker
First Permanent Jewish House of Worship in Iowa Marker is in the background.
south on Blundeau Street. Marker is on the northwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Keokuk IA 52632, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Permanent Jewish House of Worship in Iowa (a few steps from this marker); The Estes House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Illinois (approx. 1.7 miles away in Illinois); Thy Wondrous Story, Illinois (approx. 3.6 miles away in Illinois); The First Fort Des Moines (approx. 9.4 miles away); Here Began the Dragoon Trail (approx. 9.4 miles away); Nauvoo, Illinois (approx. 9.8 miles away in Illinois); Nauvoo House (approx. 9.8 miles away in Illinois). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keokuk.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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