“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Howard County Iowa Historical Markers

101-A Train - EMD Model FP7 Marker image, Touch for more information
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, October 4, 2019
101-A Train - EMD Model FP7 Marker
Iowa (Howard County), Cresco — 101-A Train - EMD Model FP7
How 101-A Got to Cresco The 101A is a Model FP 7 diesel electric locomotive built by General Motors in La Grange, Illinois in 1951. It is the first such model ever sold to the Milwaukee Road rail line and was put into service in December . . . — Map (db m141975) HM
Iowa (Howard County), Cresco — Cresco Freedom Rock Veterans MemorialHoward County Freedom Rock — — -- Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II -- — —
Duty - Honor - Country Howard County Chester - Cresco - Elma - Lime Springs - Protivin - Riceville [The Civil War 38th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry from Howard County] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ [Cresco's Five . . . — Map (db m142043) WM
Iowa (Howard County), Cresco — Dr. Norman E. Borlaug - March 25, 1914 - September 12, 2009
"Almost certainly, however, the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind." Norman Borlaug, The Man… Norman was born on March 25, 1914 on a farm near Cresco, to Henry and Clara Borlaug. He . . . — Map (db m142006) HM
Iowa (Howard County), Cresco — Howard County Historical Society-1854 Log Cabin-Beadle Park
The cabin was built in 1854 and was lived in continuously through 1964. The interior contains two rooms: a kitchen on the ground floor and a bedroom above. It was constructed of hand hewn logs, dovetailed and every log marked near the end with . . . — Map (db m141974) HM
Iowa (Howard County), Cresco — Space Tree
The seeds for this tree were flown abroad the US Space Shuttle Atlantis, December 2-8, 1988 by Lt. Col. Jerry L. Ross, USAF. This tree was presented to the City of Cresco on July 27, 1990, by Maurice Kramer, Notre Dame High School . . . — Map (db m141973) HM
Iowa (Howard County), Cresco — World War I Mine
Magnetic mine of the German Navy was brought to Cresco through the efforts of George Hamilton M/M who served aboard an American mine sweeper. Memorial Dedicated to Cresco's five admirals: Frank Lowry Arthur Moen . . . — Map (db m142012) WM

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