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Winterset in Madison County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Birthplace of John Wayne

Marion Robert Morrison

 

— Born May 26, 1907 —

 
Birthplace of John Wayne Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
1. Birthplace of John Wayne Marker
Inscription.  
Birthplace of
John Wayne

Marion Robert Morrison • Born May 26, 1907

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is May 26, 1907.
 
Location. 41° 19.962′ N, 94° 0.739′ W. Marker is in Winterset, Iowa, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and South Street, on the right when traveling south on 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 216 South 2nd Street, Winterset IA 50273, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Madison County Freedom Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); 70, 72, 74 Court Avenue (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); 68 Court Avenue (about 700 feet away); 101 North John Wayne Drive (about 700 feet away); 66 Court Avenue (about 700 feet away); 64 Court Avenue (about 700 feet away); 103 North John Wayne Drive (about 800 feet away); 60 Court Avenue (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winterset.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Wayne Birthplace Museum.
Birthplace of John Wayne and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
2. Birthplace of John Wayne and Marker
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Museum Website homepage (Submitted on March 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. John Wayne - An American Experience. Official Website homepage (Submitted on March 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. John Wayne Filmography. IMDb Website entry (Submitted on March 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

4. John Wayne. Biography Website entry (Submitted on March 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Madison County Statue of John Wayne image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 21, 2010
3. Madison County Statue of John Wayne
The statue is located in the same block as the John Wayne Birthplace Home at the southeast corner of John Wayne Rd and E. Washington St
John Wayne as Rooster Cogburn image. Click for full size.
via Pixels, 1969
4. John Wayne as Rooster Cogburn
1970 Oscar, Best Actor in a Leading Role, "True Grit"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on March 20, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   4. submitted on March 24, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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