The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

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  • slides5-R2-E097.jpg The bluff and the river

    When Elijah Buell went to the post office in the 1830's, it was a several-day trip along Bluff Road to the Wapsipinicon River to where J.D. Bourne had the only Post Office for miles around.

    September 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • slides5-R2-E063.jpg The Kiwanis Golf Course

    Can you imagine golf and putting on black, oiled, sticky, sand greens?  How can they be "greens," if they were black?  The old Kiwanis Golf Course on 13th Ave. North and 4th Street was such a place.

    September 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • slides2-R1-E043.jpg Teen Hangouts --- The Revere and Marcucci’s

    Marcucci's and the Revere were rivals in attracting the teen-age crowd in the 30's and 40's. 

    September 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • SM+Prom+1949(2).jpg Dancing at the Modernistic

    A lot of people loved to dance years ago. And so, we take you back again in time to WWI.

    September 4, 2013 2 Photos

  • slides5-R2-E094.jpg Early pioneers

    The home in this picture is located near the entrance to Castle Terrace.  It is one of the earliest dwellings on the old Bluff Road.

    September 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • Corner store Clinton at the turn of century

    Clinton in 1900 was a typical river town, seven miles long and seven blocks wide. The Jan. 6, 1908 Clinton Herald was replete with the Stanford White murder by Harry Thaw -- the rich jealous husband of Evelyn Nesbit Thaw, the girl on the "Red Velvet Swing.”

    August 30, 2013 2 Photos

  • Mag cover.jpg PHOTOS: Golden Oldies of Clinton History

    Memories from the Heart: A photo collection of Clinton by Gary Herrity

    August 22, 2013 1 Photo