Birthplace of the Iowa Flag

214 East Main Street

Marion County Courthouse

Knoxville, Iowa 50138

A memorial to Dixie Cornell Gebhardt, creator of the Iowa flag, is located in the Marion County Courtyard. 

217 S. 2nd Street is the historic Dixie Gebhardt house. Dixie was best known as the designer of the flag for the state of Iowa. The flag was officially adopted by the Legislature in 1921.