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Clarinda in Page County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Birthplace of Glenn Miller

1904 - 1944

 

A Landmark of American Music

 
Birthplace of Glenn Miller Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2015
1. Birthplace of Glenn Miller Marker
Inscription.

Internationally known as an orchestrator and director of dance bands.

 
Erected 1976 by the National Music Council, Iowa Federation of Music Clubs and Exxon.
 
Location. 40° 43.981′ N, 95° 2.281′ W. Marker is in Clarinda, Iowa, in Page County. Marker is at the intersection of 16th Street / Glenn Miller Avenue and Clark Street, on the right when traveling south on 16th Street / Glenn Miller Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 South 16th Street / Glenn Miller Avenue, Clarinda IA 51632, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Glenn Miller Home (here, next to this marker); First School House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Clarinda High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vernon J. Baker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sister Cities (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Page County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarinda.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Official Site of Glenn Miller. (Submitted on August 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Birthplace of Glenn Miller image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2015
2. Birthplace of Glenn Miller

2. Glenn Miller Birthplace Society. (Submitted on August 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Glenn Miller Biography. (Submitted on August 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Glenn Miller Free Listening. (Submitted on August 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Birthplace of Glenn Miller image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2015
3. Birthplace of Glenn Miller
Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2015
4. Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum
At 122 West Clark Street, adjacent to the home
Glenn Miller Tile in the Iowa Walk of Fame image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
5. Glenn Miller Tile in the Iowa Walk of Fame
In neighboring Shenandoah, Iowa
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on August 25, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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