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

1968 Tornado Memorial

 
 
1968 Tornado Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
1. 1968 Tornado Memorial
Inscription.
Presented by
Charles City Woman’s Club
In memory of
Those who lost their lives
In the tornado of
May 15, 1968
Sadie Chambers · Ruth Dawson · Harry Hall · Marie Greenlees · May Gault · Arthur Jacobs · Minnie Kneisel · John Kneisel · Florine Leach · Murray Loomer · August Merten · Robert Stotts · Lela Wolff
 
Location. 43° 4.136′ N, 92° 40.718′ W. Marker is in Charles City, Iowa, in Floyd County. Marker is at the intersection of N Jackson Street and Blunt Street, on the left when traveling south on N Jackson Street. Touch for map. Located in Central Park. 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. Charles City Veterans Monument (here, next to this marker); Floyd County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dana Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Andres Memorial Park (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Charles City remembers 1968's devastating tornado (Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier May 5, 2008). (Submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Charles City Tornado May 15, 1968 - News Report on You Tube. (Submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. May 1968 tornado outbreak on Wikipedia.
1968 Tornado Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
2. 1968 Tornado Memorial
(Submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Disasters
 
1968 Tornado Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 16, 2017
3. 1968 Tornado Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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