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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Adair County, Iowa

 
Clickable Map of Adair County, Iowa and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Adair County, IA (17) Adams County, IA (9) Audubon County, IA (9) Cass County, IA (14) Dallas County, IA (9) Guthrie County, IA (5) Madison County, IA (59) Union County, IA (17)  AdairCounty(17) Adair County (17)  AdamsCounty(9) Adams County (9)  AudubonCounty(9) Audubon County (9)  CassCounty(14) Cass County (14)  DallasCounty(9) Dallas County (9)  GuthrieCounty(5) Guthrie County (5)  MadisonCounty(59) Madison County (59)  UnionCounty(17) Union County (17)
Greenfield is the county seat for Adair County
Adjacent to Adair County, Iowa
      Adams County (9)  
      Audubon County (9)  
      Cass County (14)  
      Dallas County (9)  
      Guthrie County (5)  
      Madison County (59)  
      Union County (17)  
 
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1 Iowa, Adair County, Adair — First Train Robbery in the WestJesse James Robberies
Site of the first train robbery in the west. Committed by the notorious Jesse James and his gang of outlaws July 21, 1873Map (db m34280) HM
2 Iowa, Adair County, Adair — Roll of HonorMelvin Memorial Park
Dedicated in honor and memory of those who served in the World War These made the supreme sacrifice *Magarrell, Melvin W., killed in action · *John Wesack · *Farrell, William · *Grimes, Edward · *Schmidt, Ernest · *Wedemeyer, . . . Map (db m236310) WM
3 Iowa, Adair County, Adair — Site of the First Train Robbery in the West
Site of the first train robbery in the west committed by the notorious Jesse James and his gang of outlaws July 21, 1873Map (db m236309) HM
4 Iowa, Adair County, Greenfield — Carnegie Library1916
This property is a contributing building to the Greenfield Public Square Historic District National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m193876) HM
5 Iowa, Adair County, Greenfield — Howe & Olesen BuildingSite of Adair County Bank
Founded 1875 by Daniel Heaton Presidents: Daniel Heaton 1875-1907; E. H. Bickford 1907-24; Ethel B. Foster 1924-48; Jay E. Howe 1948-61; T. N. Howe 1961-78.Map (db m193968) HM
6 Iowa, Adair County, Greenfield — Light Plant1940
This property is a contributing building to the Greenfield Public Square Historic District National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m193877) HM
7 Iowa, Adair County, Greenfield — The Heaton BlockCirca 1893-1899
This property is a contributing building to the Greenfield Public Square Historic District National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m193970) HM
8 Iowa, Adair County, Greenfield — Veterans Memorial"Lest We Forget"
In grateful appreciation this monument is dedicated to the Veterans of Adair County who served their country in times of war and peace.Map (db m72442) WM
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9 Iowa, Adair County, Greenfield — Veterans Memorial
Thank You Veterans For Our Freedom
Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices. President Harry S. . . . Map (db m72443) WM
10 Iowa, Adair County, Greenfield — Warren Opera House Block and Hetherington BlockNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m193965) HM
11 Iowa, Adair County, Menlo — Adair County Freedom Rock Veterans MemorialLife, Liberty, Pursuit of Happiness — Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II —
. . . Map (db m93757) WM
12 Iowa, Adair County, Orient — Grasses / VoicesArtist - Susan Gardels
"A grass plant is small and humble, lost in the multitude, and unnoticed. Hardly one person in a hundred thousand realizes what is going on in the growth of grass. But for the protection of the soil, grass is just as important as trees - and for . . . Map (db m86940) HM
13 Iowa, Adair County, Orient — Henry A. Wallace Birthplace1888
Renovated in 1996 Under The Guidance Of Architect William WagnerMap (db m157066) HM
14 Iowa, Adair County, Orient — Jasper James And His Family
The Garden Pond Is In Memory Of Our Great Grandfather Jasper James And His Family They moved to Adair County in 1892 by covered wagon with their young children herding the livestock. They settled on a farm two and a half miles southwest . . . Map (db m86929) HM
15 Iowa, Adair County, Orient — Native Prairie Planting
When the first settlers arrived in Iowa, nearly 30 of this state's 35 million acres were blanketed with tallgrass prairie. In less than 150 years, 99.9% of this vast, lush grassland disappeared under the plow. The prairie before you contains some . . . Map (db m86930) HM
16 Iowa, Adair County, Orient — 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 tributaries. We cross . . . Map (db m86922) HM
17 Iowa, Adair County, Orient — Veterans Memorial
This flag display has been erected by the Bank of Memories Museum in proud and grateful memory of American soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen and especially those who laid down their lives in all quarters of this earth, that other peoples might . . . Map (db m86925) WM
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Apr. 22, 2024