Henry County, IAGenWeb

MOUNT PLEASANT PHOTOS

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 If so please send as attachment to the county coordinator and I will be glad to add to these pages.

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1909 Burlington Route Passenger Station

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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Graves in Forest Home of Fourth Iowa Cavalrymen who died at Camp Harlan, 1862

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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Grave of Pressley Saunders, founder of Mt. Pleasant.

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

 

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African Baptist Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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First Baptist Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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African M.E. Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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St. Alphonsus Catholic Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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St. Michael's Episcopal Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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Swedish Lutheran Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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German Methodist Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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Free Methodist Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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Proposed Methodist Church for 1910

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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Seventh Day Adventist Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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Christian Science Chapel - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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First Congregational Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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First Presbyterian Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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Universalist Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

 

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Christian Church - 1909

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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East Side of Square

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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West Side of Square

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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North Side of Square

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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North Jefferson Street

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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Mount Pleasant Band Stand

"Mt. Pleasant Band Stand, built in 1937 in Central Park [SW corner] with cement blocks & Bedford stone left from Seeley Memorial High School fire in 1932.  It was torn down in 1974." 

Submitted by Pat Ryan White

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Mount Pleasant City Hall

"Mt. Pleasant City Hall on West Monroe Street.  Built in 1936 by W.P.A. workers from Bedford stone salvaged from Seeley Memorial High School."

Submitted by Pat Ryan White

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The Nathanial White cabin, built in 1841 West of Mt. Pleasant, later purchased by the city & moved to Saunders Park

Submitted by Pat Ryan White

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1909

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1920

Seeley Memorial Y.M.C.A. built in Mt. Pleasant, 1905.  Used as Sr. High School about 1920.  Burned February 22, 1932.  Located on site of current [June 2004] Post Office, 200 N. Jefferson.

Submitted by Pat Ryan White

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1907

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1948

Mt. Pleasant Public Library.
Dedicated February 1905.  NE Corner of Main & Madison St. 1907 View & 1948 View.

Submitted by Pat Ryan White

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The third Henry County courthouse, 1914-Present [June 2004].  East Washington Street, Mt. Pleasant.

Submitted by Pat Ryan White

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1948 View.
NW Corner of the Square, Monroe & Jefferson St.

Submitted by Pat Ryan White

 



Brazelton Hotel
1967/68

Submitted by Alison Karrer

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Monroe Street Looking West

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Main Street Looking South

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Canning Factory, Mt. Pleasant

Submitted by Robert Andre

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East Side of Square Looking North

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Main Street North from Madison Street

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Hospital Avenue

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Brick and Tile Works

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Broadway Looking North

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Untitled, Mt. Pleasant

Submitted by Robert Andre

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First M.E. Church

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Brazelton Hotel

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Submitted by Robert Andre

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Schliep Block, East Side Square

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Suburban Home

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Monroe St. Looking West

Submitted by Robert Andre

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House Party at Miss Agnes Brown's - 1907

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Bird's Eye View, Mt. Pleasant

Submitted by Robert Andre

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East Side Square Looking North

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Presbyterian Church

Submitted by Robert Andre

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"Harlan House"

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Central School Building

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Monroe Street Looking East

Submitted by Robert Andre

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Residence of Mrs. Abbie Crane

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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Residence of Mr. Frederick B. Crane

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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Howe's Academy, South Jefferson St.

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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The Grand Hotel, West Washington St.

From 1909 Mount Pleasant Beautiful
Submitted by Polly Eckles

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Pub. by Mount Pleasant Mercantile & Supply Co.
"Trees and Bridge, Saunders Park and Golf Links, Mount Pleasant, Iowa."
Submitted by Pat Ryan White

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"Budde-Singer Building, 110 North Main Street, Mt. Pleasant".

The original building on this site was constructed in 1856 & had 4 stories.  The Budde-Singer Bakery Building burned in January 1882 & was immediately rebuilt, but with only 3 floors.  At one time, the 1st floor was a bakery, 2nd floor a restaurant & the 3rd floor housed the G. A. Grau Cigar Factory.  The building is on the National Register of Historic Places, #91001112.

Submitted by Pat Ryan White

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North Side Park
Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

Submitted by Ann Miller White

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Mt. Pleasant City Hall &
Fire Dept.

Submitted by Ann Miller White

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P.E.O. Fountain
City Park, 1916

Submitted by Jacqueline Anderson

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High School & Students
Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

Submitted by Jacqueline Anderson

 

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1st M.E. Church
Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

Submitted by Jacqueline Anderson

 

 

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Street Scene
Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

Submitted by Jacqueline Anderson

 

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