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

The Estes House

 
 
The Estes House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 19, 2012
1. The Estes House Marker
Inscription.  
used as a hospital
for Soldiers of the Civil War
Apr. 17, 1862 – Oct. 1, 1865
Occupied this site

 
Erected 1929 by The Iowa Department Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War '61 - '65.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1907.
 
Location. 40° 23.746′ N, 91° 23.015′ W. Marker is in Keokuk, Iowa, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and South 5th Street, on the right when traveling east on Main 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 walking distance of this marker. First Permanent Jewish House of Worship in Iowa (approx. 0.2 miles away); National Association for Music Education (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mark Twain (approx. 0.2 miles away); Keokuk (approx. ¼ mile away); Samuel Freeman Miller (approx. ¼ mile away); Welcome to Keokuk (approx. 0.3 miles away); Water When Needed
The Estes House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 19, 2012
2. The Estes House Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Waterpower - Dream and Reality (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keokuk.
 
The Estes House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 19, 2012
3. The Estes House Marker
Historic Time Capsule at base of marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 19, 2012
4. Historic Time Capsule at base of marker
 
 
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 721 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 16, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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