Near Thayer in Union County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
first white settlement
in Union County
Erected 1923 by the Nancy McKay Marsh Chapter and the Iowa Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list.
Location. 41° 3.068′ N, 94° 6.013′ W. Marker is near Thayer, Iowa, in Union County. Marker is on Mt. Pisgah Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is 1.8 miles west, and south, of US 169 on Mt Pisgah Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thayer IA 50254, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Pisgah Mormon Pioneer Way Station / Chief Pied Riche Tells the Spirit of Mt. Pisgah (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 18, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.