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Cedar Rapids in Linn County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

George Greene

1817 – 1880

 

— A Founder of Cedar Rapids —

 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
1. George Greene Marker
Inscription.  
A founder of Cedar Rapids
Iowa Territorial Legislator
Iowa Supreme Court Justice
Mayor of Cedar Rapids
Business entrepreneur
Railroad promoter
Civic benefactor
Master Mason

 
Erected 2001 by Crescent Lodge #25 AF&AM.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsGovernment & PoliticsRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 41° 58.697′ N, 91° 39.864′ W. Marker is in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in Linn County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Ave. SE and Cedar Rapids Trail, on the right when traveling east on 3rd Ave. SE. Marker is in Greene Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 409 3rd Avenue Southeast, Cedar Rapids IA 52401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George B. Douglas House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Post 298 Veterans' Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Freedom Flame (approx. 5.1 miles
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
2. George Greene Marker
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away); Linn County Seedling Mile (approx. 8.4 miles away); Seedling Mile (approx. 8.6 miles away); Amana History (approx. 16.2 miles away); Amana Woolen Mill (approx. 16.2 miles away); Water Power for Amana's Mills (approx. 16.3 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Masonic Lodge
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
3. George Greene Marker
Full view of marker
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
4. George Greene Marker
Marker can be seen at a distance, from 3rd Avenue
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
5. George Greene Marker
another marker, about a block away, on 1st Ave at the railroad crossing
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
6. George Greene Marker
second marker, at a distance. Part of the "Rock Island" series
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
7. George Greene Marker
full view of the second marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 7, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.   5, 6, 7. submitted on August 13, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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