Railroads Made Clinton Famous
Most people would associate Clinton history with sawmills; however, without the railroad, no sawmills would ever have existed in this community.
Historic Albany, Illinois
Albany historian and journalist Helen Hanson is gone, and with her, many thoughts and memories about her lovely, historic hometown of Albany, Illinois.
“We Remained” and “We Won!”
It is incredible that Colonel Russell Volckmann survived at all, let alone as Public Enemy Number One of the Japanese, who hunted him like a dog!
Old Time Barbershops
This is the front room of 92 Main Avenue, which was perhaps the oldest barbershop in Iowa, and owned by Herman Dreesen.
A Forgotten Hero
Who was this Marcus “Mike” Brough? I visited him often. He lived across the street when we lived on Kenilworth court.
The House That Went Up the Hill
A favorite turn-of- the- 20th-century saying was, “Waste not; Want not.” People from all walks of life saved things. Even the very rich did things in a frugal way.
General Sadler and the Black Widow - part 2
So… the cause of death was changed to “homicide” and a murder trial was scheduled for mid-summer, 1988.
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Important general was 1942 Clinton High graduate
In 1941, a family by the name of Sadler moved from Belle Plaine, Iowa, to Clinton.
Carey Construction Co. Paves 10th Avenue South
One of the most historic districts of Clinton is the hill area near 10th Avenue So. and 6th Street where the Carey Construction Co. was paving the street with bricks about 1910.
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