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Dedicated to the Memory of John Sivers

 
 
Dedicated to the Memory of John Sivers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, March 14, 2016
1. Dedicated to the Memory of John Sivers Marker
Inscription.  Early Pioneer Of This Community Arrived Coonville (Glenwood) July 4, 1849 From England. Operated First Grist Mill Built On This Site By J.W. Coolidge in 1849. Established Sivers-Deupree Mill On Keg Creek North Of Glenwood 1865. Operated Vinton Mill at Old Pacific. This Park Is Part Of Original Sivers Homestead.
 
Erected 1952 by Olive Sivers Gettler Daughter of John Sivers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1849.
 
Location. 41° 2.848′ N, 95° 44′ W. Marker is in Glenwood, Iowa, in Mills County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Drive and East Sharp Street, on the left when traveling south on Lake Drive. Located in Glenwood Lake Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glenwood IA 51534, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Early Trails Across Mills Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Plattsmouth Bridge 1930 (approx. 7.8 miles away in Nebraska); Blake Building (approx. 8.2 miles away in Nebraska);
Dedicated to the Memory of John Sivers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, March 14, 2016
2. Dedicated to the Memory of John Sivers Marker
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Excelsior Building (approx. 8.2 miles away in Nebraska); Drew/Weckbach (approx. 8.2 miles away in Nebraska); Cass County Courthouse (approx. 8.2 miles away in Nebraska); Vienna Bakery (approx. 8.2 miles away in Nebraska); Wetenkamp Building (approx. 8.2 miles away in Nebraska).
 
Dedicated to the Memory of John Sivers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Benjamin M. Snyder, March 14, 2016
3. Dedicated to the Memory of John Sivers Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2016, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 16, 2016, by Benjamin M. Snyder of Ankeny, Iowa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 5, 2022