In 2023, Marceline City Manager, Richard Hoon, shared this photo of a painting hanging in his house – the Cater house, on the corner of S. Kansas Avenue & W. Lake Street. The painting was made by Mina Cater, of the Cater family, who owned the Cater Opera House, and Cater Drug Store on … > More >
Dr. W. A. Cater was born May 13, 1854 in Barnesville, Ohio and being the son of a Methodist minister, he lived in many places in his youth. When he became a doctor he practiced in Macomb, Illinois, Edina, Missouri, and Greensburg, Kansas before coming to Marceline in 1888.
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- CATER, Roy M., Elected in 1928 as Representative from Linn County for the 55th Assembly. Born on November 5th, 1881 at Edina, Missouri. He received his higher education in the Kirksville Normal, the University of Kansas and the American Medical College. Served in the United States Army during World War I with the rank of
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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 >
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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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Mr. Wallar soon brought his family here, consisting of Mrs. Wallar, two sons, Stephen and Samuel, and two daughters, Elizabeth and Florence.
The two sons became … > More >
Charles Kienast, who was our local cigar manufacturer, was a native of Illinois, having first seen the light in La Salle county, that state, October 25, 1862. In 1869 his parents removed to Marshall County, Kansas, and he grew up on the farm to the age of seventeen, doing the usual work of … > More >