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History of Winneshiek and Allamakee counties, Iowa

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Published by Western Pub. Co. in Sioux City, Ia .
Written in English


  • Winneshiek County (Iowa) -- History.,
  • Winneshiek County (Iowa) -- Biography.,
  • Allamakee County (Iowa) -- History.,
  • Allamakee County (Iowa) -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby W. E. Alexander.
ContributionsWestern Publishing Company (Sioux City, Iowa)
The Physical Object
Pagination738 p. :
Number of Pages738
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23305082M

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History of Winneshiek and Allamakee Counties Iowa, by W. E. Alexander Reprinted by Winneshiek County Historical Society: The full-text transcription of the Allamakee co. portion of the book is available for Allamakee Co. researchers because of the volunteer efforts of Lynn Christian, Robert Cress, Sandy Bressler, Kay Brumbaugh, Roxanne. Internet Archive BookReader History of Winneshiek and Allamakee counties, Iowa. History. Allamakee County was formed on February 20, The derivation of the name is debated, some believing it was the name of an Indian chief, others think it was named for Allen Magee, an early historic trader. The first Allamakee County Courthouse in Waukon, built in , now serves as the Allamakee County Historical Museum. The present Allamakee County Court House was built in Congressional district: 1st. History of Winneshiek and Allamakee Counties, Iowa [Alexander W. E] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition)Author: Alexander W. E.

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The history of Waukon and Lansing, which should more properly follow immediately after the general history of Allamakee County, necessarily appears in this order of location, the MSS. Having been received by the Publishers too late for earlier insertion. Early History of Allamakee County, Joan Lescensky Grosshuesch Eels College/Waukon Business College and Normal Training School First Years of New Albin Grass Between the Rails, Danny Rehder & Cecil Cook History of Allamakee County, Curtis Webster History of Allamakee County, Hancock, History of Winneshiek & Allamakee Counties, Iowa. Postville is a city in Allamakee and Clayton Counties in the U.S. state of lies near the junction of four counties and at the intersection of U.S. Routes 18 and 52 and Iowa Highway 51, with airport facilities in the neighboring communities of Waukon, Decorah, Monona, and Prairie du population was 2, at the census, down from 2, in Country: United States. Title. Iowa Counties Historic Atlases. Date Created. / Description. Over 4, pages from nearly county atlases from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, featuring maps as well as advertisements, photographs, and local histories.