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

Clickable Map of Dickinson 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> Dickinson County, IA (5) Clay County, IA (1) Emmet County, IA (1) O Brien County, IA (5) Osceola County, IA (5) Palo Alto County, IA (4) Jackson County, MN (5)  DickinsonCounty(5) Dickinson County (5)  ClayCounty(1) Clay County (1)  EmmetCounty(1) Emmet County (1)  O'BrienCounty(5) O'Brien County (5)  OsceolaCounty(5) Osceola County (5)  PaloAltoCounty(4) Palo Alto County (4)  JacksonCountyMinnesota(5) Jackson County (5)
Spirit Lake is the county seat for Dickinson County
Adjacent to Dickinson County, Iowa
      Clay County (1)  
      Emmet County (1)  
      O'Brien County (5)  
      Osceola County (5)  
      Palo Alto County (4)  
      Jackson County, Minnesota (5)  
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1 Iowa, Dickinson County, Arnolds Park — A Glacial Gift
Fourteen thousand years ago the spot on which you are standing was covered under a mile-high ice sheet. The fourth Wisconsin glacier carved the cluster of lakes into Northwest Iowa. While this north-south cut is typical of glacial lakes, West . . . Map (db m142094) HM
2 Iowa, Dickinson County, Arnolds Park — American Indians & Settlers
American Indians called the Lakes Region home for thousands of years. They were enticed to the lakes for many reasons: the tallgrass prairie provided ample grazing for an abundance of buffalo and elk; the lakes were a flyway for flocks of . . . Map (db m142095) HM
3 Iowa, Dickinson County, Arnolds Park — Massacre MonumentGardner Cabin
(Side One:) The pioneer settlers named below were massacred by Sioux Indians March 8 to 13 1857. This barbarous work was commenced near this spot and continued to Springfield now Jackson Minn. 39 names listed below (Side two) . . . Map (db m82847) HM
4 Iowa, Dickinson County, Arnolds Park — Steamships of the Iowa Great Lakes
The Lakes Region was settled in the 1850's. By 1884, small towns had developed and two railroads: The Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern; and the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Pal laid tracks into the area. As hotels were built around the lakes, . . . Map (db m142093) HM
5 Iowa, Dickinson County, Arnolds Park — The Iowa Great Lakes Maritime MuseumArnolds Park Amusement Park and "Save the Park" Campaign
In 1889, a water toboggan slide near this pier was the beginning of the Arnolds Park Amusement Park. Toboggans and wool swim suits could be rented by the day. Over the next century, the area, named after pioneer developer Wesley Arnold, . . . Map (db m142092) HM
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Jun. 3, 2023