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Des Moines in Polk County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

William Boyd Allison

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, June 14, 2011
1. William Boyd Allison Monument
Inscription.
United States Senator
MDCCCXXIX MCMVIII
for forty-three years
A member of Congress from Iowa
Oldest in service
Wisest in council
A friend of all

 
Location. 41° 35.369′ N, 93° 36.189′ W. Marker is in Des Moines, Iowa, in Polk County. Marker is on E. Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the State Capitol grounds between E. Walnut Street and E. Court Ave. Marker is in this post office area: Des Moines IA 50319, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Of The Rebellion Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Iowa Revolutionary War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Combat Wounded Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); S-36 Submarine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War (within shouting distance of this marker); A Reflection of Hope (within shouting distance of this marker); Iowa Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Des Moines.
 
Also see . . .  William Boyd Allison - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
William Boyd Allison Monument image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 14, 2011
2. William Boyd Allison Monument
(Submitted on October 13, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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