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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Muscatine County, Iowa

 
Clickable Map of Muscatine 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 Muscatine County, IA (12) Cedar County, IA (39) Johnson County, IA (21) Louisa County, IA (4) Scott County, IA (62) Rock Island County, IL (24)  MuscatineCounty(12) Muscatine County (12)  CedarCounty(39) Cedar County (39)  JohnsonCounty(21) Johnson County (21)  LouisaCounty(4) Louisa County (4)  ScottCounty(62) Scott County (62)  RockIslandCountyIllinois(24) Rock Island County (24)
Muscatine is the county seat for Muscatine County
Adjacent to Muscatine County, Iowa
      Cedar County (39)  
      Johnson County (21)  
      Louisa County (4)  
      Scott County (62)  
      Rock Island County, Illinois (24)  
 
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1 Iowa, Muscatine County, Muscatine — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863 —
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, . . . Map (db m238504) HM
2 Iowa, Muscatine County, Muscatine — Carry A. NationFeb. 11-12, 1901
During a 10-day tour between Topeka court appearances, the temperance crusader stayed overnight and visited seven saloons including J.M. Wier’s at 221 E. 2nd St. She told a large audience in Muscatine’s Grand Opera House that she would not use her . . . Map (db m238746) HM
3 Iowa, Muscatine County, Muscatine — First Presbyterian Church1856-1859 — Iowa Historic Site —
This property is listed in The National Register of Historic Places Division of Historic Preservation Iowa State Historical DepartmentMap (db m238796) HM
4 Iowa, Muscatine County, Muscatine — Great River Road / Mark Twain Overlook
Great River Road (marker north side) Charles H. Young of Muscatine devoted most of his life to the establishment of the Great River Road. In 1916, the idea of a scenic highway was conceived and an organization formed. Charles . . . Map (db m175878) HM
5 Iowa, Muscatine County, Muscatine — Mississippi River Record Flood Crest
25.58 Feet July 9, 1993Map (db m238769) HM
6 Iowa, Muscatine County, Muscatine — Muscatine County All Veterans Memorial
[north side] Dedicated Memorial Day, May 25, 1998 to honor all veterans of all wars and conflicts, of all branches of service, who fought bravely and gave their lives to preserve freedom and liberty in our land. For those . . . Map (db m238629) WM
7 Iowa, Muscatine County, Muscatine — Muscatine Journal
In 1853 Orion Clemens became co-editor, co-owner of the Muscatine Journal. With his mother, Jane, and his youngest brother, Henry, he lived on the east side of Walnut Street, at the alley corner, across from this marker. His brother, Sam, then age . . . Map (db m238797) HM
8 Iowa, Muscatine County, Muscatine — Old Jail
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m238680) HM
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9 Iowa, Muscatine County, Muscatine — Papoose Creek
The town’s first stream driven flour mill was here 1843-1850, beside a stream that meandered and often rampaged. A mother and three of her children drowned in an 1851 flood that carried away three bridges and two ancient Sycamore trees at the creek . . . Map (db m238748) HM
10 Iowa, Muscatine County, Muscatine — Pioneer Drug Store
Dougherty drug store 1845-1910. The town’s first system-connected telephone installed June 1, 1881. Hardware store 1910-1999 — operated by Dethoff, then Coder, then Silberhorn — sold first Westinghouse refrigerator west of the Mississippi River. . . . Map (db m238762) HM
11 Iowa, Muscatine County, Muscatine — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty 40th Anniversary . . . Map (db m177104) HM
12 Iowa, Muscatine County, Muscatine — Trinity Episcopal Church
Organized 1839 Church built 1851Map (db m238714) HM
 
 
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Apr. 16, 2024