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.
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.
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.
Dancing at the Modernistic
A lot of people loved to dance years ago. And so, we take you back again in time to WWI.
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.
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.”
PHOTOS: Golden Oldies of Clinton History
Memories from the Heart: A photo collection of Clinton by Gary Herrity
- The bluff and the river