The Dr. Leech House

The Dr. Leech House (HM1NAJ)

Location: West Branch, IA 52358 Cedar County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 40.244', W 91° 20.791'

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Dr. L.J. Leech opened a medical practice in West Branch in 1882 and practiced here for the next 55 years. For many years he lived in the house one door to the north. In 1920 he moved to this home and lived here until his death in 1937. At his funeral, a message from former President Hoover praised Dr. Leech's long and useful life and his loyalty to his neighbors.This home has been preserved because it is in harmony with and contributes to the historic scene.
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Date Added Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 637643 N 4614539
Decimal Degrees41.67073333, -91.34651667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 40.244', W 91° 20.791'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 40' 14.64" N, 91° 20' 47.46" W
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Area Code(s)319
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-125 Co Hwy X30, West Branch IA 52358, US
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