How It Was
Some of this is not on record. The Masonic Lodge archives do not include all minutes of the Temple Board, or any history kept by the Appendant bodies (York Rite, Shrine, Order of the Eastern Star), who were hosted by Lodge 481.
The original Masonic Lodge was built in 1888 on the … > More >
The last building on the block is the original McLaughlin Funeral Home. The brick faced building to the right is the original Miners’ Hall. Mclaughlin purchased the Miners’ Hall and converted it to a funeral chapel. Mr. McLaughlin also sold furniture and appliances, which were held in the upper floors.
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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 >
The Chief Theatre opened on August 12, 1936 at 217 N. Main Street USA (then called Kansas Avenue.)
We greet you, our patrons with a hearty welcome and eager hopes that this evening will be one of the happiest you have ever known and from the bottom of … > More >
- Currently ?? and Bruce Buck Insurance
On the LEFT / South side:
- The Oasis Ice Cream Shop
- Renee Lynne Polivka – “I loved the Oasis ice cream shop, too. Paul Leopold’s mom and dad started the ice cream shop. Paul’s mom ran it. She only served Schwan’s Ice
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In general, what was marshaling like?
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I’ll give you some my recollection of probably the 40s.
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The town itself is about like it is today, and things were busy because of the Second World War.
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This is my Story…
I graduated from Marceline high school in 1961 and farmed with my dad until being drafted May 17, 1966. I was inducted in the army at the induction station in Kansas City and got orders to go to Fort Leonard Wood, MO for basic training. While at the reception center I … > More >