The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

History

History
  • Dem Convention.jpg Famous Clinton Lawyers

    Clinton lawyers in our history are a group of hugely contributing citizens.

    September 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • slides0-R1-E042.jpg Dances in Lyons and Clinton

    Remember when people danced and they actually touched? There are still a few folks left who can “cut a rug.”

    September 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • The Roundhouse.jpg 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.

    September 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • Albany ComCntr.jpg 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.

    September 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • Volckmann at Surrender.jpg “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!

    September 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • 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