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At 1:40 am during a blizzard on January 18th, 1960, a World War II and Korean War marine veteran conducted a successful emergency landing of a D.C.- 3 airplane a few yards north of this spot.    Shortly after an 8:30pm takeoff from St. Louis,…
Dedicated to the Men and Women of the Armed Forces Past - Present - Future Be it Times of Peace Or Times of War Their Service and Sacrifice Established and Preserved Our Freedoms of Democracy
Built in 1893 three miles south of here over Cry Creek, this arch bridge was designed by Joseph Melan, the Austrian originator of the Melan System of reinforcing concrete. His supervisor of construction was Frederick Von Emberger. The builder was …
Erected by Iowa Presbyterians In Memory of Rev. Sheldon Jackson Rev. T.H. Cleland Rev. J.C. Elliott Pioneer Missionaries who on April 29, 1869 from this hill top viewed the great unchurched areas and after prayer went out to win the west fo…
To all who honorably served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America
Correctionville's first brick schoolhouse has been standing here since 1872. Correctionville residents working for a local brickyard dug the clay nearby hand-formed and fired for the schoolhouse. The building was repaired in the 1950s and 1990s…
Jolliet and Marquette, journeying on the Father of the Waters, passed here June 16, 1673. Here in 1690, Nicholas Perrot built his trading post. Here in 1788, at the site of the City, incorporated in 1833, bearing his name, Julien Dubuque found…
This highway is the Old Military Road from Dubuque to the northern boundary of Missouri authorized by Congress 1839
This tablet commemorates the advent of the first white settler in Linn County, Iowa William Abbe a true pioneer- a worthy citizen erected by Ashley, Mayflower, Marion, Linn & Balliet Chapters Daughters of the American Revolution of Linn…
A founder of Cedar Rapids Iowa Territorial Legislator Iowa Supreme Court Justice Mayor of Cedar Rapids Business entrepreneur Railroad promoter Civic benefactor Master Mason
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