1856 - 1956

Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa

Charter Centennial Homecoming Section Page
3-Day Centennial Homecoming Festival July 17, 18, 19, 1956 1
Price's Drugs Offer Services 1
Barker Poultry Equipment Co. 2
Kathryn's Shop First in Ready-Wear 11
Famous Health Resort Near Here 10
Durbins (Hatchery) Plan 1956 Expansion 12
8 Generations (of the Robert Williams Family) Live in County 12
Huddle's Grocery in Business 30 Years 13
Edgar Purdy TV & Marine Service 14
Dearmin Transfer, One of Largest 14
The McCulley Furniture Co. 15
The State Bank of Wapello 16
Foundation of F. B. Building Part of Old Hotel 16
Parish Produce & Hatchery 17
E. R. Winter is Insurance Agent 17
Many Businesses in Wapello Serve Region 19
The Taverns of Wapello 19
Dotson & Sands Are MM Equip Dealers 19
D. and L. Café Known for Home-Made Donuts 20
Wilson Dealer for Ford 20
Hicklin & Hicklin Law Firm in Third Generation 20
Neil Kracaw Elected Chairmn of Louisa County Red Cross 21
Parish Oil Co. Here 23 Years 33
Farmers Elevator and Exchange Increases Service 34
Poison Ivy is Picnicker's Kill-Joy 34
Wapello Service Shop for Automobiles 37
Wapello Café is Operated by Harrisons 37
Mrs. Emma Murray, First Women To Wapello City Council 37
Speedee Clearners Is Well Equipped, Levi Winfrey Operator 37
Dudgeon Funeral Home on Banks of Iowa 37
Vern Darby, Barber for 30 Years 37
Colglazier, Gen. Insurance Agent 37
An Asset of Wapello is Livestock Auction, Opened by Rex Hanft 38
Fair Store Has Wide Selection as Department Store 38
Wapello Radio & TV Service 38
The Highway Story 39
Wapello Square Once Proposed 40
Blackhawk War Originated Here 40
Normal Academy Site at Grandview 40
R. L. Davison Real Estate, Insurance & Loan Business 41
Corner Grocery is Partnership, Brown – Matthews Operators 41
The New B & M Jewelry Store 41
Midget Created Some Wonder, "Major" Ed. F. Orgi 43
"Congenial Jimmy" Johann 43
Carl McChesney D-X Station 44
Mills D-X Station 44
Radio Staton KWPC Muscatine 44
The Western Auto Supply Store 44
Patricks Are Homecrest Owners Largest Appliance Dealer In County 45
Tillmann Moters Since 1932 45
Pine Motor Co., Here Since 1940 45
First Airtight Glue Dispensers 46
The Wapello Locker Co., Butch McCleeary Owner 46
Oldet Business in Wapello, Lofgren Jewelry Store 49
Alfalfa First Raised in County Near Grandview 50
Fitzgibbon Electric Shop 50
Dave Wallace's Odessa, Iowa, Most Beautiful Extinct Village Site 51
Weaver Law Office Established in 1892 53
Same Business for 119 Years, The Post Office 53
The Baxter Canning Company 53

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