Landreth Coal Mine

In the fall of 1870, Rush Floyd Landreth, wife Arenia and their two children, Elsie and Joseph arrived by train from Carroll County, Virginia. In 1882 they bought 80 acres of land located just west of Marceline, from the Hannibal and Saint Joseph Railroad Company.

In 1886, preliminary surveys for the Chicago, Santa Fe and … > More >

Old Central Bell on a Pedestal – Relic to be placed on corner of school grounds

W. F. Kucharo and Floyd Newman to Contribute the Necessary Materials and Labor For the Project

After about fifteen years of patiently waiting in the basement, the old Central school bell is to be brought to light and given an honorable discharge. The bell lost its job, through no fault of its own, when it … > More >

Marceline Mines May Close Down – The Marceline Herald

Statement is Made by Superintendent – Cost of Production Cannot Meet Gov’t Price.

SOME WILL PROFIT, OTHERS LOSE

“Some mines will profit greatly, while others will be compelled to cease operations,” was the comment of Superintendent Jos. Hemmings Wednesday, when he was asked what effect the effect of coal prices by President Wilson would have … > More >

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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 >

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