Glenwood, Iowa

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Glenwood is a city in and the county seat of Mills County, Iowa, United States.wikipedia
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Mills County, Iowa

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Glenwood is a city in and the county seat of Mills County, Iowa, United States.
The county seat is Glenwood.

Billy Sunday

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The evangelist (and professional baseball athlete) Billy Sunday lived at the orphanage as a child.
When Billy Sunday was ten years old, his impoverished mother sent him and an older brother to the Soldiers' Orphans Home in Glenwood, Iowa, and later to the Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home in Davenport, Iowa.

Glenwood Resource Center

Iowa Institution for Feeble-Minded Children
The Glenwood facility expanded with increased acceptance of treatment and institutionalization for intellectual disability; it became the Iowa Institution for Feeble-Minded Children.
The Iowa Institution for Feeble-Minded Children was a psychiatric hospital for the treatment of what was then known as mental retardation located in the Loess Hills adjacent to Glenwood, Iowa.

Iowa

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Glenwood is a city in and the county seat of Mills County, Iowa, United States.
Other western communities with vibrant historic downtown areas include Storm Lake, Spencer, Le Mars, Glenwood, Carroll, Harlan, Atlantic, Red Oak, Denison, Creston, Mount Ayr, Sac City, and Walnut.

Loess Hills

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Located in a hollow of the Loess Hills on the east side of the Missouri River, Glenwood was established by Mormons in 1848 as Coonsville.
The hills around Glenwood, in Mills County, were inhabited by the Glenwood Culture, an eastern extension of the Nebraska Phase of the Woodland period.

U.S. Route 34

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Transportation links include the BNSF; U.S. Route 34, and U.S. Route 275 pass through Glenwood, and Interstate 29 is located a few miles west on the floodplain of the Missouri River.
It enters Iowa west of Glenwood and then passes through Glenwood, Red Oak, Corning, and Creston before intersecting Interstate 35 at Osceola.

U.S. Route 275

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Transportation links include the BNSF; U.S. Route 34, and U.S. Route 275 pass through Glenwood, and Interstate 29 is located a few miles west on the floodplain of the Missouri River.
From east of Sidney, US 275 continues north for 20 mi through Tabor until it intersects U.S. Route 34 east of Glenwood.

Alice Cooper (sculptor)

Alice Cooper
Cooper was born in Glenwood, Iowa and was raised in Denver, Colorado.

Christian Beranek

Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, though regards herself as a native of Glenwood.

Interstate 29

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Transportation links include the BNSF; U.S. Route 34, and U.S. Route 275 pass through Glenwood, and Interstate 29 is located a few miles west on the floodplain of the Missouri River.

Glenwood Golf Course

Glenwood Golf Course is a par 35, nine-hole golf course in Glenwood, Iowa.

Hiram Pitt Bennet

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He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1851, practicing in western Iowa and later in Glenwood, Iowa.

Otha Wearin

Curt Kaufman

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Kaufman currently coaches the JV team at Glenwood, Iowa.

County seat

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Glenwood is a city in and the county seat of Mills County, Iowa, United States.

2010 United States Census

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The population was 5,269 in the 2010 census, a decline from 5,358 in the 2000 census.

2000 United States Census

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The population was 5,269 in the 2010 census, a decline from 5,358 in the 2000 census.

Mormons

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Located in a hollow of the Loess Hills on the east side of the Missouri River, Glenwood was established by Mormons in 1848 as Coonsville.

California Gold Rush

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It prospered during the California Gold Rush largely due to the grain mill on Keg Creek.

Gristmill

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It prospered during the California Gold Rush largely due to the grain mill on Keg Creek.

Anti-Mormonism

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Coonsville was the scene of anti-Mormon mob violence.

Utah

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In 1852, after most of Mormons left for Utah, it was renamed Glenwood after a Presbyterian minister, Glenn Wood.

Presbyterianism

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In 1852, after most of Mormons left for Utah, it was renamed Glenwood after a Presbyterian minister, Glenn Wood.