1938 Marceline Jubilee photos from Chris Ankeney… > More >
EVENTS THAT WILL BE CONTINUOUS DURING THE JUBILEE
June 29 – July 4.
- Jubilee House – at corner of Howell and Kansas Avenue. Decorated with antiques in the manner of a house of 1888.
- Nike Missile – at the corner of Howell and Kansas Avenue. Modern technology at its most destructive force.
- Agriculture Display –
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.
The funeral business and buildings … > More >
This building was built by W. J. Minnich in 1911. It was originally housed a 2-story livery and carriage sales business. It had a rope powered elevator to store wagons or carriages on the upper floor. The windows on Kansas and Gracia faces were eventually filled in with brick.
At some point the 2nd floor … > More >
The Marceline History Connection is excited to announce that more than 55,000 pages of Marceline and Linn County newspapers are now available to be searched online! The Marceline History Connection, the Marceline Carnegie Library, and the State Historical Society of Missouri worked together to review and confirm available microfilm of newspapers in and … > More >
Here is a list of books about, related to, or that feature Marceline, Missouri.
In March 1903, the B. F. Simpson family of Kansas City and the J. B. Miller family from Tina, Missouri came to Marceline. They opened a dry goods and women’s ready-to-wear store in the B. B. Putman building near the present site of the James McLaughlin building.
Mr. Simpson started his career in merchandising … > More >
Born in Chariton county, their grandparents came to Missouri in a covered wagon with the first settlers. The farm was one … > More >
This site is a collection of Marceline history from various sources, including the 1888-1963 Diamond Jubilee Celebration book.
G. I. A.’s, as most sub-ordinate Divisions call themselves, is so called because they are wives of Locomotive Engineers. The proper name is Grand International Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
Strangely enough, while Marceline is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee, so is the Grand International Auxiliary, which was organized October 16, 1887.
On February … > More >