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Charles City in Floyd County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Andres Memorial Park

 
 
Andres Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
1. Andres Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.
Andres Memorial Park
Winnebago Indian Encampment Area
Park of Village of Freeman – 1853
McKinley School Site
1871 to 1968
Destroyed by Tornado May 15, 1968
Original McKinley Schoolbell used as
Memorial to
Leonard & Matilda Andres

 
Erected 1937.
 
Location. 43° 3.749′ N, 92° 40.704′ W. Marker is in Charles City, Iowa, in Floyd County. Marker is at the intersection of Gibert Street (U.S. 18) and Hildreth Street, on the left when traveling north on Gibert Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charles City IA 50616, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Floyd County Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); 1968 Tornado Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charles City Veterans Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dana Park (approx. 0.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Charles City Tornado May 15, 1968 - News Report on You Tube. (Submitted on June 3, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. May 1968 tornado outbreak on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Disasters
 
Andres Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
2. Andres Memorial Park Marker
Andres Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
3. Andres Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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