Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
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History Pages Index

CERRO GORDO COUNTY HISTORY

  • Battle of Cerro Gordo, Mexican War

  • Early Settlement of Cerro Gordo County

  • Early Days in Cerro Gordo County
        by Enoch WILTFONG

  • Cerro Gordo Newspapers, 1872

  • 1875 History of Cerro Gordo County

  • Cerro Gordo Courthouse History

  • History of Coldwater & Doughtery Townships

  • History of Franklin & Cerro Gordo Counties, 1883:
      History of Bath Township   History of Clear Lake Township
      History of Dougherty Township   History of Falls Township
      History of Grant Township   History of Grimes Township
      History of Geneseo Township   History of Lake Township
      History of Lime Creek Township   History of Lincoln Township
      History of Mason Township   History of Mount Vernon Township
      History of Pleasant Valley Township   History of Portland Township
      History of Owen Township   History of Union Township

  • 1910-14 Area Map

  • from History of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, 1910
        History of Falls Township     Lake Township

  • Dodge's Point

  • Farm Bureau, 1941

  • Orphan Trains

  • Re-enactment of First Bull Run, 2011

    CERRO GORDO CO. TOWNS

  • Burchinal, Mount Vernon Township

  • Clear Lake, Lake Township
        off-site Clear Lake Historical Society
        site includes Clear Lake History Timeline
        Bayside House
        Camp Roosevelt
        Camp Tanglefoot (a.k.a. Camp Gaywood)
        Lake Theater
        Water Tower Comes Down, 2013, Clear Lake

  • Dougherty, Dougherty Township

  • Mason City, Mason Township
        Timeline History of Mason City
        Mason City, 1883 History
        Mason City, 1930's
        Mason City's Lost Buildings
        "76 Trombones"
        Decker's Meat Packing Plant
        Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery History Walk
        Historic EGLOFF House Damaged, 2012  2013
        Fire Department Sculpture
        Formalities, 2016
        Herb & George's TV
        Highland Neighborhood History
        Mason City's Architecture  
        First National Bank Building
          John Dillinger Visits Mason City, Tues., March 13, 1934
        Hathorn Automobile Company
        Hotel Hanford ~ Euchre & Cycle Club
        Iowa State Bank of Mason City
        Jan Again Foundation sculptures
        Keerl-Decker House
        Kinney Pioneer Museum
        Moorman Clothiers Building
        Palace Theater
        Park Inn Hotel & City National Bank
        Park Inn Hotel Tea, 2011
        Bob PLATTS & Mason City Fire Department
        Prairie School Architecture, Mason City
        St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
            History of St. Joseph - Mercy Hospital
            Includes Park Hospital & Sisters of Mercy
        St. Luke's Hospital, 1940
        Mason City Women's Club, Centennial Mark
        Wind Turbines,2016

  • Meservey, Grimes Township
        History of Meservey  
        Meservey Quasquicentennial, 2011

  • Rock Falls, Falls Township

  • Rockwell, Geneseo Township
        History of Rockwell
        Rockwell American Legion Post No. 208
        Sedality Club, 1937

  • Swaledale, Pleasant Valley Township

  • Thornton, Grimes Township

  • Ventura, Clear Lake Township
        Clausen's Cove
        Ventura Barn

    CERRO GORDO CO. BUSINESS & INDUSTRY

  • Brick & Tile Industry

  • Jacob E. DECKER & DECKER Packing Plant

  • The Globe-Gazette
        Globe Gazette's New Equipment, 1931

  • KIMT-TV

  • MACKET Furniture Shop, Mason City, 1931

  • RYAN Drug Store, Dougherty

  • The Surf Ballroom  
        The Cricket's last show
        WingDing 2007, Surf Ballroom with Guest Speaker Senator Barack OBAMA

    BARNS of CERRO GORDO COUNTY

  • BLAKE Barn, rural Mason City

  • MILLS Round Barn, rural Mason City

  • ROCKAFELLOW Barn, rural Plymouth

  • E. TYDEN Farm No. 6, rural Dougherty

  • Ventura Barn, rural Ventura

    PHOTOGRAPHS & POST CARDS

     

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