Cater Opera House

The Cater Opera House was built by Dr. W. A. Cater in 1902 and was formally opened in October.

In the early days, stock companies appeared here for one-week stands, with a change of program every night. The Mayhall Stock Company of Goren, Missouri, which played here many seasons, was one of the favorites. The … > More >

Marceline past and Present Progress and Prosperity

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MARCELINE, MISSOURI

ITS INDUSTRIAL, COMMERCIAL AND SOCIAL INTERESTS GROWTH AND PROSPERITY

HISTORY OF MARCELINE, METROPOLIS OF LINN COUNTY.

The decade from 1880 to 1890 will go down in history as the greatest ten years of railroad construction on the American continent. Jt was during this period of unparalleled industrial progress that the … > More >

History of Marceline

Note: The following article containing a history of the first 50 years of Marceline was reproduced from the 1938 Golden Jubilee edition of the Marceline News. Floyd C. Shoemaker, secretary of the State Historical Society of Missouri, has written the following interesting and complete history of Marceline. Mr. Shoemaker is a Linn County product, having > More >

Jay Dee Shouse

Jay Dee Shouse, 85, of Gladbrook, IA passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home assisted in care by Hospice Compassus, with his family at his side. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 29, 2015, at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Rev. Robert Doner will officiate, … > More >

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