“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Adams County, Iowa

Clickable Map of Adams County, Iowa and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Adams County, IA (9) Adair County, IA (15) Cass County, IA (14) Montgomery County, IA (19) Page County, IA (50) Ringgold County, IA (3) Taylor County, IA (3) Union County, IA (17)  AdamsCounty(9) Adams County (9)  AdairCounty(15) Adair County (15)  CassCounty(14) Cass County (14)  MontgomeryCounty(19) Montgomery County (19)  PageCounty(50) Page County (50)  RinggoldCounty(3) Ringgold County (3)  TaylorCounty(3) Taylor County (3)  UnionCounty(17) Union County (17)
Corning is the county seat for Adams County
Adjacent to Adams County, Iowa
      Adair County (15)  
      Cass County (14)  
      Montgomery County (19)  
      Page County (50)  
      Ringgold County (3)  
      Taylor County (3)  
      Union County (17)  
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1 Iowa, Adams County, Corning — Adams County JailHouse 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 renovate . . . Map (db m86668) HM
2 Iowa, Adams County, Corning — City of Corning Fire Bell
Purchased 1897 Removed from tower in Central Park 1966Map (db m86700) HM
3 Iowa, Adams County, Corning — Corning Freedom Rock Veterans MemorialHonoring 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) WM
4 Iowa, Adams County, Corning — Fairview Church1892 - 2008
[And former church bell]Map (db m86715) HM
5 Iowa, Adams County, Corning — First Adams County Mill
Carbon Roller Stone 1849-1918Map (db m86671) HM
6 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
7 Iowa, Adams County, Corning — Mt. Etna United Methodist Church1852 - 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
8 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 in . . . Map (db m86999) HM
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9 Iowa, Adams County, Corning — Veterans Memorial
To Honor All Who Served ———————— All Gave Some - Some Gave All ———————— For Our FreedomMap (db m87000) WM
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Jun. 9, 2023