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Clarinda in Page County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Birthplace of Glenn Miller

1904 - 1944

 

— A Landmark of American Music —

 
Birthplace of Glenn Miller Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2015
1. Birthplace of Glenn Miller Marker
Inscription.  
Internationally known as an orchestrator and director of dance bands.
 
Erected 1976 by the National Music Council, Iowa Federation of Music Clubs and Exxon.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 40° 43.981′ N, 95° 2.281′ W. Marker is in Clarinda, Iowa, in Page County. Marker is at the intersection of 16th Street / Glenn Miller Avenue and Clark Street, on the right when traveling south on 16th Street / Glenn Miller Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 South 16th Street / Glenn Miller Avenue, Clarinda IA 51632, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Glenn Miller Home (here, next to this marker); First School House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Clarinda High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vernon J. Baker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sister Cities (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Page County Courthouse
Birthplace of Glenn Miller image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2015
2. Birthplace of Glenn Miller
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarinda.
 
Also see . . .
1. Glenn Miller. Biography website entry (Submitted on August 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Glenn Miller Birthplace Society. Museum website homepage (Submitted on August 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Glenn Miller Free Listening. Last FM website entry (Submitted on August 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Birthplace of Glenn Miller image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2015
3. Birthplace of Glenn Miller
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4. Glenn Miller
Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2015
5. Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum
At 122 West Clark Street, adjacent to the home
Glenn Miller Tile in the Iowa Walk of Fame image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
6. Glenn Miller Tile in the Iowa Walk of Fame
In neighboring Shenandoah, Iowa
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on January 18, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   5. submitted on August 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on August 25, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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Feb. 8, 2023