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West Branch in Cedar County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

To Herbert Hoover

 
 
To Herbert Hoover Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2011
1. To Herbert Hoover Marker
Inscription.
President of the United States
Native son of Iowa
Citizen of the world
Statesman
Humanitarian
Engineer
Administrator
Who has worn the world's greatest honors with humility
The State of Iowa
grants the
Iowa Award
 
Erected by The Iowa Centennial Memorial Commission.
 
Location. 41° 40.148′ N, 91° 20.801′ W. Marker is in West Branch, Iowa, in Cedar County. Marker is on North Downey Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Branch IA 52358, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hoover Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Friends Meetinghouse (within shouting distance of this marker); A World of Opportunity (within shouting distance of this marker); Herbert Hoover's Birthplace (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Herbert Hoover (about 500 feet away); Birthplace of Herbert Hoover (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named A World of Opportunity (about 500 feet away); Schoolhouse (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Branch.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
To Herbert Hoover Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2015
2. To Herbert Hoover Marker
The statue of Isis can be seen next to the marker.
Nearby Statue of Isis the Goddess of Life image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2011
3. Nearby Statue of Isis the Goddess of Life
"I am that which was and is and will ever be, and no mortal has yet lifted the veil which covers me." Sculptured by the Belgian artist Puttemans for the birthplacee of Herbert Hoover. Presented by a committee of Belgian school children, Belgian refugees and soldiers of the Belgian Army
Isis Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2015
4. Isis Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 575 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on August 26, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4. submitted on August 26, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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