Do you love cooking or baking? Do you live in Marceline, Missouri, or is your family from here? The Marceline Historical Society, a committee of the Friends of the Marceline Carnegie Library, invites you to donate one (or a few) of your favorite recipes, to be considered for their upcoming fundraiser cookbook.
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 >
George J. Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Philemon Allen, was born Febuary 2, 1865, at Brockport, N.Y. When he was a small boy, the family moved to Kansas where he grew to manhood. He was graduated from Ottowa University and shortly afterward the family moved to Marceline.
Service: NAVY Waves: “Women Accepted Volunteer Emergency Service” Rank achieved: Lieutenant Dates of service: December 16, 1943 – November 1, 1948
Florene Watkins enlisted in the Waves in December 1943 and immediately was assigned to officer candidate school in Northhampton, Mass, at Smithville College. One of her letters from Northhampton while in school said how … > More >
Henry was in the Aviation Service in WWI. He fought in Europe and was rumored to have flown through the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. After the war he was married to Myrl Walters of Marceline and they had three children, Henry George, Charles, and Jo Anne (Campbell). While … > More >
Roger Walsh was born May 6, 1948, in Brookfield, Missouri. In 1967, he enlisted in the United States Navy, following in the footsteps of his brother Robert Walsh. Roger served from 1967 to 1971. In June 1967, Roger completed boot camp in San Diego, California. After boot camp he was … > More >