The Delicious Apple

The Delicious Apple (HM1HG4)

Location: Winterset, IA 50273 Madison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 19.801', W 94° 0.192'

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the discovery in

Madison County, Iowa

of a variety of apple


Jesse Hiatt A.D. 1872


called by him

The Hawkeye

Sole right to propagate

acquired by

C.M. Stark A.D. 1894

and by him renamed

introduced and disseminated
throughout the apple world as

The Delicious Apple
HM NumberHM1HG4
Historical Period20th Century
Historical PlacePark, Other
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCarved Stone
Marker NumberHM1HG4
Year Placed1922
Placed ByIowa State Horticultural Society, Madison County Historical Society, Historical Department of Iowa
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 3:27am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] ANNAB  
Locationbig map
Directions InformationGo to Winterset's City Park and take the small loop within the main part of the park and when you see the log cabin it is just to the north with some shurbs around it.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 416051 N 4575878
Decimal Degrees41.33001667, -94.00320000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 19.801', W 94° 0.192'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 19' 48.0600" N, 94° 0' 11.5200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)515, 641
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 399 S 9th St, Winterset IA 50273, US
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I Saw The Marker

Pretty neat to see. In a very beautiful park, the Winterset City Park. Next to a restored cabin.

Apr 26, 2015 at 7:53pm PDT by annab

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