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New Town in Webster County 1901

GYPSUM CITY

Posted By: Cheryl Locher Moonen (email)
Date: 12/20/2016 at 22:48:03

Dubuque Daily Telegraph April 3, 1901

New Town in Webster County
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Fort Dodge, April 3. A plat has been filed at the office of the county recorder of Webster County for a new town, to be known by the name of Gypsum City. The town is located at what is known as Carbon Junction about eight miles from this city, where extensive gypsum mills have just been established by the Carbon Plaster Company. The town is located at the intersection of the Mason City and Fort Dodge and Illinois Central railroads, and it is expected that it will experience rapid growth.


 

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