“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 Greene County, Iowa

Clickable Map of Greene 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> Greene County, IA (10) Boone County, IA (3) Calhoun County, IA (2) Carroll County, IA (4) Dallas County, IA (3) Guthrie County, IA (1) Webster County, IA (6)  GreeneCounty(10) Greene County (10)  BooneCounty(3) Boone County (3)  CalhounCounty(2) Calhoun County (2)  CarrollCounty(4) Carroll County (4)  DallasCounty(3) Dallas County (3)  GuthrieCounty(1) Guthrie County (1)  WebsterCounty(6) Webster County (6)
Jefferson is the county seat for Greene County
Adjacent to Greene County, Iowa
      Boone County (3)  
      Calhoun County (2)  
      Carroll County (4)  
      Dallas County (3)  
      Guthrie County (1)  
      Webster County (6)  
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1 Iowa, Greene County, Jefferson — Albert Head1838 - 1922
Albert "Cap" Head, early-day Jefferson land developer and banker, at one time owned 4,300 acres across six Greene County townships. Like his brother Mahlon, he served as mayor of Jefferson as well as four terms in the House of Representatives, where . . . Map (db m168844) HM
2 Iowa, Greene County, Jefferson — Captain Darrell R. LindseyMedal of Honor — 1919     1944 —
This monument, moved here from Wiesbaden Germany, was rededicated June 12, 1993. Jefferson native Capt. Darrell Lindsey, on his 46th mission on Aug. 9, 1944, led a 30-plane group to attack a bridge near Paris, France, in World War II. Near the . . . Map (db m168838) WM
3 Iowa, Greene County, Jefferson — Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul and Railroad DepotBuilt in 1901 — The Milwaukee Road —
In 1881, a narrow gauge rail line was built by the Wabash, St. Louis and Pacific Railroad from Des Moines through Green County to Spirit Lake. Ten years later, it was widened to standard gauge and taken over by the Milwaukee Road until . . . Map (db m168832) HM
4 Iowa, Greene County, Jefferson — Friday Club
Friday Club of Jefferson, the oldest Federated club in Greene County and one of the oldest in the state, was founded by eight local women on January 8, 1888 as the Ladies Reading Circle. The name was changed to Friday Club in 1899. The organization . . . Map (db m168834) HM
5 Iowa, Greene County, Jefferson — Greene County Courthouse
Iowa Historic Site Greene County Courthouse 1917 This property is listed in The National Register of Historic Places Map (db m168835) HM
6 Iowa, Greene County, Jefferson — Jefferson Freedom Rock Veterans MemorialGreene County — Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II  —
North Side [1919 US Army Convoy along the Lincoln Highway US Highway 30] West Side [The Medal of Honor with Captain Darrell R. Lindsey's crippled B-26 Marauder bomber] East Side [Astronaut Loren J. Shriver and POW . . . Map (db m168830) WM
7 Iowa, Greene County, Jefferson — Judge Robert Montgomery Rippey
Judge Robert Montgomery Rippey, early-day Greene County settler and namesake of the town of Rippey, surveyed the entire county in 1854, the year Greene County was formally organized. He and two partners drove mule and oxen teams to Burlington in the . . . Map (db m168833) HM
8 Iowa, Greene County, Jefferson — Lincoln Highway
The Lincoln Highway, the nation's first east-west transcontinental highway, has an intimate history with Greene County. Stretching from New York City to San Francisco, its original construction was essentially a private promotional effort, created . . . Map (db m168843) HM
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9 Iowa, Greene County, Jefferson — Sally WhiteAuthor and Photographer of "Sally's Backyard Birds" — 1939   -   2012 —
Sally lived in the Greene County town of Churdan. Married to Paul White they were the parents of three children; Julie, Rick and Cari. Sally had always been interested in photography. With the loving persistence of here husband, Paul, she used that . . . Map (db m168839) HM
10 Iowa, Greene County, Jefferson — The Kendall Building
Built in 1900, this is the original site of Kendall's Pool Hall. Fred and L.B. Kendal built this Prairie Craftsman style building in 1916 after fire destroyed the original wood structure. This building operated as Kendall's Pool Hall until . . . Map (db m168842) HM
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Sep. 26, 2023