West Branch in Cedar County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
Presidential Library - Museum
Herbert Hoover, the first president born west of the Mississippi, spent his formative years in this neighborhood, which is preserved as Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. You may visit his birthplace and other buildings he remembered from his childhood. You may also browse through the Presidential Library-Museum and visit the graves of President and Mrs. Hoover.
Location. 41° 40.262′ N, 91° 20.852′ W. Marker is in West Branch, Iowa, in Cedar County. Marker is at the intersection of Wetherell Street and Poplar Street, on the left when traveling west on Wetherell 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. Visit Downtown West Branch (here, next to this marker); The Mackey House (a few steps from this marker); A World of Opportunity (within shouting distance of this marker); The Amanda Garvin Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The C.E. Smith House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Laban Miles House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Dr. Leech House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Branch.
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