The Marceline Historical Society had the first showing of a portion of the 1939 home movie “See Yourself and Your Town in the Movies” on Monday, January 29 at 2pm in the Walsworth Community Center. About 15 Marceline residents were in attendance, and we worked through about 22 minutes of the 54 minute film over … > More >
To clear up any confusion, the “Marceline Historical Society” mentioned in a recent newspaper article is not affiliated with the Marceline Carnegie Library, or the City of Marceline. They are an out of state-based organization associated with a company who sells consulting services, both headed by Ed / Russ Comber.
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 >
Higher resolution of each photos…… > 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 >
The last time they drove through was in July 2014, and a lot has changed. Sadly though, the carnival was being setup, so Ripley Square was heavily blocked from … > More >
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 >
The old Central School bell is silent but not forgotten. It has been about fifteen years since the bell has reminded loitering children they must hurry or they would have to “stay in” for being tardy.
Perhaps some of these very kiddies, now grown up, who sometimes failed to heed its warning are the ones … > More >