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Adams County Iowa Historical Markers

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2015
Adams County Jail and Marker
Iowa (Adams County), Corning — Adams County Jail — House of History

The Adams County House of History served as county Jail House and Sheriff's Quarters from 1877 to 1955. The stones that were used to build the jail house were hauled from St. Joseph, Missouri, by oxen and wagon. The effort to purchase and . . . — Map (db m86668) HM

Iowa (Adams County), Corning — City of Corning Fire Bell

Purchased 1897 Removed from tower in Central Park 1966 — Map (db m86700) HM

Iowa (Adams County), Corning — Corning Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Honoring Adams County Veterans — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II

Remembering Our Heroes ——————— Our Liberties We Prize and Our Rights We Will Maintain ——————— John Thuman - KIA WWII Billy Cooper - KIA Korea . . . — Map (db m86994) HM

Iowa (Adams County), Corning — Fairview Church — 1892 - 2008

[And former church bell] — Map (db m86715) HM

Iowa (Adams County), Corning — First Adams County Mill

Carbon Roller Stone 1849-1918 — Map (db m86671) HM

Iowa (Adams County), Corning — Icarian Colony
Formed in France by Etienne Cabet, this group comprised of many talented and well-educated persons. All possessions surrendered to a common fund, all worked for common good. Landed in New Orleans in 1848 all applied for citizenship, same year. . . . — Map (db m78080) HM
Iowa (Adams County), Corning — Mt. Etna United Methodist Church — 1852 - 1987

In memory of Dr. H. L. Sweet and all former members of Mt. Etna United Methodist Church

[Former Church Bell] — Map (db m86672) HM

Iowa (Adams County), Corning — The Bell

This bell first rang in the Congregational Church which was built on this site in 1871. A new church building was constructed here in 1900, and it included a tower for the bell. The Congregational Church federated with the Presbyterian Church . . . — Map (db m86999) HM

Iowa (Adams County), Corning — Veterans Memorial

To Honor All Who Served ———————— All Gave Some - Some Gave All ———————— For Our Freedom — Map (db m87000) WM


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