“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 Des Moines County, Iowa

Clickable Map of Des Moines 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> Des Moines County, IA (3) Henry County, IA (13) Lee County, IA (48) Louisa County, IA (2) Henderson County, IL (4) Mercer County, IL (18)  DesMoinesCounty(3) Des Moines County (3)  HenryCounty(13) Henry County (13)  LeeCounty(48) Lee County (48)  LouisaCounty(2) Louisa County (2)  HendersonCountyIllinois(4) Henderson County (4)  MercerCounty(18) Mercer County (18)
Burlington is the county seat for Des Moines County
Adjacent to Des Moines County, Iowa
      Henry County (13)  
      Lee County (48)  
      Louisa County (2)  
      Henderson County, Illinois (4)  
      Mercer County, Illinois (18)  
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1 Iowa, Des Moines County, Burlington — Snake Alley
Built in 1894, Burlington, Iowa’s Snake Alley is unbelievably crooked — boasting five half-curves and two quarter-curves that span 275 feet!The street rises over 58.3 feet at a 21% grade and has 1100 degrees of turns!Ripley’s Believe . . . Map (db m175883) HM
2 Iowa, Des Moines County, Kossuth — Yellow Spring Township Civil War Monument
[east side]To the memory of our brave soldiers from Yellow Spring Township who died in the service of their country, and their comrades. Dedicated July 4, 1866 [north side]Co. C 30th Iowa Inf. Wm. F. Long • Mort E. . . . Map (db m181888) WM
3 Iowa, Des Moines County, Mediapolis — Des Moines County Freedom Rock Features
☆ Jimmie Howard, a Marine Corps SSG, served in Viet Cong and Korea. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions on Hill 488, along with many additional honors. ☆ The Iowa Army Ammunition Plant has been an important asset . . . Map (db m181877) HM WM
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Dec. 9, 2023