“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 Warren County, Iowa

Clickable Map of Warren 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> Warren County, IA (24) Clarke County, IA (0) Dallas County, IA (3) Lucas County, IA (2) Madison County, IA (59) Marion County, IA (5) Polk County, IA (16)  WarrenCounty(24) Warren County (24)  ClarkeCounty(0) Clarke County (0)  DallasCounty(3) Dallas County (3)  LucasCounty(2) Lucas County (2)  MadisonCounty(59) Madison County (59)  MarionCounty(5) Marion County (5)  PolkCounty(16) Polk County (16)
Indianola is the county seat for Warren County
Adjacent to Warren County, Iowa
      Clarke County (0)  
      Dallas County (3)  
      Lucas County (2)  
      Madison County (59)  
      Marion County (5)  
      Polk County (16)  
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1 Iowa, Warren County, Carlisle — Hastie Station
Erected in 1933 by Ross & Louis Hastie for the Standard Oil Company and operated until 1943 Members of the Warren County Historic Preservation Commission Ron Fine • Tina Rhodes • Susan Brockway Gary Hutchison • Patrick Dunn Donors of $100.00 . . . Map (db m188100) HM
2 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1216-A — 100 North Howard
"The old buildings on the east side of the public square, so long familiar to the eyes of old settlers, begin to go. They have served their day, and though erected with pride, and pointed to in former years as evidences of the thrift and public . . . Map (db m190237) HM
3 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 822-B — 100 West Ashland
After much fundraising, ground was secured for this structure and construction began in the spring of 1876. A race was on to see which building would he completed first — the Hotel Block or the Jacoby Block next door — the hotel won. In December the . . . Map (db m190195) HM
4 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1215-B — 102 North Howard
This building is one of four side-by-side brick buildings built in 1881. Its original owner was Mr. William Buxton, a wealthy entrepreneur and benefactor of Indianola. He never operated a business at this location. Early newspaper records indicate . . . Map (db m190238) HM
5 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 822-A — 102 West Ashland
"Mr. J.B. Gifford opens a new enterprise — a handsome and well filled storeroom in Hotel Block. The large room, next door to the National Bank's new quarters..." This building was built in 1876 by Messrs. Gifford and Honnold and was home to . . . Map (db m190196) HM
6 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 820 — 104 West Ashland
This building, built in 1876, was originally owned by Edd R. McKee, a partner of the First National Bank two doors down. Many businesses rented out this storefront as both Indianola and the square grew. The first known business to reside here was . . . Map (db m190197) HM
7 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1214 — 106 North Howard
On November 24, 1881 the Indianola Weekly Herald announced that "H. T. Metcalf is now snugly fixed in his new grocery store on the east side of the square." It had only been constructed earlier that summer along with its neighbor the "Buxton Block." . . . Map (db m190239) HM
8 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1213-B — 108 North Howard
This building was erected in 1891 as an addition to the Barker and Johnson building to the north. Barker and Johnson was a successful dry goods store that had opened in 1874. In 1897 Mr. Barker dissolved his partnership with Mr. Johnson and the . . . Map (db m190240) HM
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9 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1213-A — 110 North Howard
In 1874 Messrs. Andrew and Liston partnered with Messrs. Barker and Johnson to construct the first brick building on the square. The Andrew & Liston Bookstore resided here for two years before Mr. Andrew sold his interest in the book business and . . . Map (db m190241) HM
10 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1212-B — 112 North Howard
This building was the first building constructed on the square. It was originally a two-story double-front building (see also 110 North Howard). Its first residents were the Barker & Johnson dry goods store on the first floor and J.N. Richey's . . . Map (db m190242) HM
11 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1212-A — 114 North Howard
This building was constructed in 1915 by Sam Cheshire. It was home to his fashionable men's clothing store for only four years before he sold it to People's Trust and Savings Bank on January 21, 1919. In June, 1936, the bank purchased the alley and . . . Map (db m190243) HM
12 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1211-A — 116 North Howard
In 1895 William Buxton built two businesses 22 ft by 28 ft on the east side of the square. While extremely small compared with today's standards, this building played an interesting role in Indianola's history. For the first thirty-two years, this . . . Map (db m190286) HM
13 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 817-A — 116 West Ashland
This building was built in 1898 as part of the single story "Eno Block." These buildings were identical in appearance with ornate cornice work created by local masons. While relatively small, only 24x80 feet each, these storefronts allowed small . . . Map (db m190198) HM
14 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1210 — 118 North Howard
Mr. William Buxton, a wealthy farmer and great contributor to the business community of Indianola, built this building in 1895. Its first resident, according to the Indianola City Directory of 1896 was the Butler and Miller Jewelry. After Butler & . . . Map (db m190293) HM
15 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 816 — 118 West Ashland
On August 25, 1898 the Indianola Herald wrote "In the way of new brick and cement walks, new brick blocks and new dwelling going up, if any county seats of Iowa will match Indianola. This city is on a constant and steady growth." This was especially . . . Map (db m190199) HM
16 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1209 — 120 North Howard
In September 1900, Messrs. Meek and Robertson finished construction and moved into this building. Together their haberdashery business enjoyed a long success until Mr. Robertson's retirement in 1923. The store remained open under the Meek name but . . . Map (db m190295) HM
17 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 815 — 120 West Ashland
News in Indianola often focused on the personal lives of individuals prominent in the community. Therefore in September 1898, it was noted in the Indianola Herald that W.P. Harbison was "in Chicago this week buying a fall stock of goods preparatory . . . Map (db m190200) HM
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18 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1208-B — 122 North Howard
In April 1879 Jo Beck built this tiny 12 foot wide addition to the E. W. Perry Clothing Store to the north. Mr. Beck, a respected jeweler, had already been in business for three years prior to moving in. His residence here was short lived however . . . Map (db m190296) HM
19 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 814 — 122 West Ashland
In 1898 the news of the day read: "In the way of the new brick and cement walks, new brick blocks and new dwellings going up, if any county seat of Iowa will match Indianola. This city is on a constant and steady growth." This building, along with . . . Map (db m190201) HM
20 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1208-A — 124 North Howard
At first glance one would never guess this is the oldest two-story building on the square. The all brick face of the building was added when Harrison's moved here in 1956. (The grand opening of the store is shown in the photo above.) The variety . . . Map (db m190297) HM
21 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 813 — 124 West Ashland
Twenty-one years after Indianola was incorporated, this building was erected by A.J. Little, a respected druggist who had already been well established in the Indianola community. Mr. William Schooley practiced law on the second floor here as well . . . Map (db m190235) HM
22 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 1207 — 126 North Howard
In the 1872 town plat book of Indianola the corner of Howard and Madison (now Ashland) was the only empty lot on the east side of the square. This made constructing a brick block easier because no wood frame structures needed to be moved out of the . . . Map (db m190298) HM
23 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — 812 — 126 West Ashland
John Johnston and L.H. Law, along with the Masons, constructed this brick building in 1875. Along with 124 W. Ashland, it was known as the "Union Block." For most of its 140 year history, the first floor has been a hardware store under various . . . Map (db m190236) HM
24 Iowa, Warren County, Indianola — Junior D. Edwards Memorial
In honor of Junior D. Edwards SFC U.S. Army Oct 2, 1926 Jan 2, 1951 The only Iowan in the Korean Conflict to receive the Congressional Medal of HonorMap (db m62723) WM
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May. 30, 2023