Historical reminiscences of the city of Des Moines

together with a full description of the city and county, and an enumeration of the various advantages which the surrounding region offers to immigrants by H. B. Turrill

Publisher: Redhead & Dawson in Des Moines, Iowa

Written in English
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  • Des Moines (Iowa) -- History,
  • Polk County (Iowa) -- History
  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.B. Turrill.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 544, no. 5464.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF629.D4 T8
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, [9]-144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15429918M
    LC Control Number87751251

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Go Search Hello Select your address Author: H. Turrill. In Des Moines, the West Des Moines Public Schools inaugurated a high school in The first graduates were in High school graduating classes numbered anywhere from four to six for a number of years.

The East Des Moines Public Schools launched their high school in and the first high school graduate was Elizabeth Matthews in Des Moines and Polk County, Iowa, City Directories. R.L. Polk & Co. Contains City Directories for Historical reminiscences of the city of Des Moines Family History Library History of the constitutions of Iowa Ancestry.

Iowa Bicentennial Record Center Family History Library Men of Iowa: a collection of portraits of representative men in business, professional and official life in the great state of IA Ancestry. The official website for the City of Des Moines, serving more thanresidents and 51 neighborhoods in Iowa's capital city.

Centennial History of Polk County, Iowa / Beginnings: Reminiscences of Early Des Moines on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Polk County Historical Society. Beginnings: Reminiscences of Early Des Moines by Hussey, Tacitus available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews.

This book an EXACT reproduction of the original book published before This IS NOT an OCR'd. George Schramm undertook the task of writing his Reminiscences at the advanced age of eighty-five.

He was born in Germany in in the village of Plech, Bavaria, and died in Des Moines, Iowa in at the age of ninety. He came to America with his parents and eight of his brothers and sisters insettled in Farmington, Iowa on the Des Moines River inand moved to the city of Des.

Historical reminiscences of the city of Des Moines: together with a full description of the city and county, and an enumeration of the various advantages which the surrounding region offers to immigrants. 19th St, Des Moines, IA — Coldwell Banker This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Single Family for sale is located at 19th St, Des Moines, IA View 25 photos, price history and more on   He was born in Germany in in the village of Plech, Bavaria, and died in Des Moines, Iowa in at the age of ninety.

He came to America with his parents and eight of his brothers and sisters insettled in Farmington, Iowa on the Des Moines River inand moved to the city of Des Moines in The work speaks for : George Schramm.

Inthe Des Moines News described the city as "The best and most prosperous city on Puget Sound." By the 's Puget Sound was a busy waterway, providing transportation, food and recreation.

World War I brought summer visitors, many building large homes here. Bushnell's Des Moines City Directory. Des Moines Illustrated Souvenir, Des Moines: Iowa Historical Illustrative Co.,OL M; Published in the 20th century. Des Moines Directory. R.L. Polk & Co.,; Annual Report of the City of Des Moines, Des Moines City Council The Des Moines Plan of City Government.

Reminiscences of Newcastle, Iowa, a history of the founding of Webster City, Iowa by Harriet M. Bonebright Closz Published by Historical department of Iowa in Des : User Review - Flag as inappropriate This is one of my favorite books to read. Our local library has the book and I love to check it out.

I wanted to purchase a copy for myself in print but the only copy I could find in the last 15 years was around $ at an antique shop. I am from Des Moines County, IA and I am so excited to find this historical gem.5/5(2). Every year, the State Historical Society of Iowa bestows the Shambaugh Award upon the previous year’s best book about Iowa history.

The award honors Benjamin Shambaugh. DES MOINES COUNTY The History of Des Moines County, Iowa. Chicago: Western Historical Company. Iowa H62 Portrait and Biographical Album of Des Moines County, Iowa. Chicago, Acme Pub. Co., Iowa p. 83 DICKINSON COUNTY Elston, Hattie Phinnette.

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Des Moines: History: The Midwest. River Fort Becomes State Capital The city of Des Moines originated with the building of Fort Des Moines inat the confluence of the Raccoon and Des Moines rivers, as a military garrison to protect the rights of Sak and Fox tribes.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Closz, Harriet M. Bonebright. Reminiscences of Newcastle, Iowa, Des Moines, Historical Dept. of Iowa, approximately 30 steamboats traveled the Des Moines River to Fort Des Moines and, at times, even as far as Fort Dodge.

However, because steamboats depended on high water levels, Congress declared in that the Des Moines River was unnavigable. After the declaration, smaller boats were used on the Des Moines River to carry supplies and Size: 1MB.

Des Moines River Valley Plat Maps, Contributor: State Libarary of Iowa. The State Library of Iowa recently digitized a book of plat maps from of the Des Moines River Valley.

This collection of maps was created between and and details the land of the developing state of Iowa. The caption for this photo from reads: "This is a section of the general news desk in The Des Moines Register's spacious newsroom on the.

Des Moines (/ d ɪ ˈ m ɔɪ n / ()) is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of is also the county seat of Polk County.A small part of the city extends into Warren was incorporated on Septemas Fort Des Moines, which was shortened to "Des Moines" in It is located on, and named after, the Des Moines River, which likely was adapted from Area code: Mar 9, - Explore rebelonraven's board "Historic Des Moines; River of the Monks" on Pinterest.

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Iowa’s capital city and local government servicing more thanresidents, 52 neighborhoods, over Followers: 13K.They then floated down the Mississippi River in boats and were probably the first white men to see Iowa. They made a landing on soil, on Jat the mouth of the Des Moines River.

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