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Cass County Iowa Historical Markers

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 3, 2016
American Legion Memorial Building Cornerstone
Iowa (Cass County), Atlantic — American Legion Memorial Building

Saint Mihiel • Meuse Argonne Chateau Thierry — Map (db m93788) WM

Iowa (Cass County), Atlantic — Cass County Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m93778) WM
Iowa (Cass County), Atlantic — Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Depot — Iowa Historic Site

1st and Chestnut Street, Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa

This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places — Map (db m93787) HM

Iowa (Cass County), Atlantic — Civil War and Spanish-American War Soldiers Monument

Honor Roll of Cass County Veterans

[Not transcribed] — Map (db m93779) WM

Iowa (Cass County), Atlantic — John Gingery Cabin — A Link With The Past

This 14 by 18 foot log cabin was built by John Gingery in 1863 in what was called Five Mile Grove located two miles northeast of Atlantic. John left Stark County Ohio where he had been raised and had become a school teacher. He was twenty-six . . . — Map (db m93783) HM

Iowa (Cass County), Griswold — Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m72445) HM
Iowa (Cass County), Lewis — Fighting Slavery – Aiding Runaways — John Brown Freedom Trail — December 20, 1858 - March 12, 1859

Iowa assumed an important place in America’s Underground Railroad history when Missourians closed off the Missouri River to Kansas bound settlers. For Iowa residents involved in helping runaways, the work was a dangerous and illegal business. . . . — Map (db m93885) HM

Iowa (Cass County), Lewis — Lewis Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II

Hitchcock House —————————— In sparsely settled Cass County an entire company was enlisted in Lewis, 1862.

Company I 23rd Infantry . . . — Map (db m93805) WM

Iowa (Cass County), Lewis — Memorial Building — Lewis, Iowa — Remodeled 1993

In 1948 fire destroyed this area. Thru public funding, and labor, in 1949, this Memorial Building, arose.

[Engraved stone reads] Lewis, Iowa First 1855 Home, Cass County, Court House — Map (db m93820) HM

Iowa (Cass County), Lewis — Rev. George B. Hitchcock House

Rev. George B. Hitchcock House has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America

This property is listed in the . . . — Map (db m93862) HM

Iowa (Cass County), Lewis — The Mormon Pioneer Trail / A Road and River, Well Traveled

Beginning in February of 1846, the vanguard of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) struggled across southern Iowa on the way to their "New Zion" in the Rocky Mountains.

The trek from Nauvoo, Illinois, to Kanesville . . . — Map (db m93813) HM

Iowa (Cass County), Lewis — The Mormon Pioneer Trail / A Warm Welcome on the Nishnabotna

Beginning in February of 1846, the vanguard of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) struggled across southern Iowa on the way to their "New Zion" in the Rocky Mountains.

The trek from Nauvoo, Illinois, to Kanesville . . . — Map (db m93882) HM

Iowa (Cass County), Lewis — The Mormon Trail

Determined and authenticated by the Historical Department of Iowa, 1911.

This monument was erected in 1917 by the Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution in memory of the pioneers who followed this trail and its . . . — Map (db m93819) HM

Iowa (Cass County), Lewis — World Wars Memorial — Lest We Forget

In honor of those who served in World Wars One and Two

In Memory Of

Ray Enfield • Frank H. Enfield Guy H. Peters • Harry Porter Kenneth Lawton • Bernard Kaiser Wayne Reynolds — Map (db m93818) HM


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