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

Pete Kuyper

Pella, Iowa

 
 
Pete Kuyper Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
1. Pete Kuyper Marker
Inscription.

Founded Pella Windows

 
Erected by City of Shenandoah.
 
Location. 40° 45.961′ N, 95° 22.507′ W. Marker is in Shenandoah, Iowa, in Page County. Marker is at the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Maple Street, on the right when traveling west on Sheridan Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in the sidewalk. Marker is at or near this postal address: 723 West Sheridan Avenue, Shenandoah IA 51601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy (a few steps from this marker); A Community of the Arts (within shouting distance of this marker); Russell Gerdin (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick L. Maytag (within shouting distance of this marker); W. Eugene Lloyd (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas D. Murphy (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroads and the Wabash Trace (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Everly Brothers Homecoming Concert (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shenandoah.
 
More about this marker. Marker is part of Shenandoah's Iowa Walk of Fame.
 
Also see . . .
Pete Kuyper Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2015
2. Pete Kuyper Marker
Shenandoah Historical Museum in background

1. Iowa Icon: Pete Kuyper's idea changed the future of his hometown (2012 WHO news story). (Submitted on August 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pete Kuyper's Pella Corporation Office. (Submitted on August 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Dutch Americans: Peter Kuyper. (Submitted on August 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. The Pella Story. (Submitted on August 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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