The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

History

History
  • Charles Overkam…rshop- 1911.jpg 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.

    September 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • slides0-R1-E053.jpg A Forgotten Hero

    Who was this Marcus “Mike” Brough? I visited him often. He lived across the street when we lived on Kenilworth court.

    September 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • slides5-R2-E068.jpg 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.

    September 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • nsp.of+M.F.Craft+Sadler.jpg 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.

    September 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • Historic site marks Lincoln's role in 1832 war Historic site marks Lincoln's role in 1832 war ELIZABETH, Ill. -- A historic site in northwestern Illinois is highlighting Abraham Lincoln's role in an 1832 conflict. The Apple River Fort State Historic Site in Elizabeth will focus on Lincoln's invol

    September 23, 2013

  • Sadler.jpg Important general was 1942 Clinton High graduate

    In 1941, a family by the name of Sadler moved from Belle Plaine, Iowa, to Clinton.

    September 16, 2013 1 Photo

  • slides6-R1-E033.jpg 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.

    September 16, 2013 1 Photo

  • Buf.Bill+with+D.Lingett.jpg Love and a Limousine

    One of the biggest characters in Clinton at the turn of the 20th Century was a journalist by the name of Dan Winget.

    September 16, 2013 1 Photo

  • Grant's Store Living downtown in the Depression Can you imagine a 9-year-old boy and his mother living above Grant's in a $9 apartment, with heat and water provided, during the tough times of the Great Depression? They had a little closet for a toilet (only) and the little boy did all kinds of odd

    September 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • Buell home.jpg The Buells Settle Lyons

    Elijah Buell died in 1889 as one of the wealthiest men in Iowa.

    September 11, 2013 1 Photo