TINGLEY, IOWA CENTENNIAL: 1883 - 1983
TINGLEY CENTENNIAL LOGO: The railroad was built in 1882, and a train arrived in Tingley September 17, 1882. Tingley
had the highest elevation on the H & S Railroad between Humeston and Shenandoah.
The band stand was an old landmark and
stood in the center of Main Street over a large well for 35 years.
Main Street was lined with large elm trees that succumbed to
Dutch Elm Disease in the 1960's.
Logo designed by Vicki SCOTT SOWERS and submitted by Grandfather, Wayne A. OVERHOLTZER.
Tingley Town & Township Directory, 1895 or 1896
Tingley, 1879 ~ 1884
Tingley Community Building
BUSINESSES of TINGLEY
Business Directory, 1884 & 1886
Businesses: 1900 ~ 1919
1920's ~ 1930's
1940's ~ 1950's
BEEN Barber Shop
EDWARDS Funeral Home
Fourth of July, 1936
Courtesy Clair Heyer
Southwest Side of Main Street, 1963
Cafe, Barber Shop, Ball Field & Vacant Service Station.
Old Settlers' Picnic
Tingley's Street Fairs & Baseball Tournaments
Latter Day Saints Church
The Latter Day Saints held Sunday evening church services in the early 1940's in the building
later  known as the "card shack." Upon the construction of a new church in Mount Ayr,
church services were discontinued in Tingley.
United Methodist Church
United Presbyterian Church
Union Bible School
CIVIC CLUBS & OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
Modern Woodmen of America, #3782
Tingley Lodge No. 15 I.O.O.F.
Tingley's 4-H Clubs
Tingley Boy Scouts
Tingley Girl Scouts
Tingley Lions Club
Federated Garden Club
Friendly Few Club
Home Culture Club
Idyl Wyld Club
Jolly Neighbors Club
N.B.B. (Nine Busy Bees)
Pioneer Q Club
Vel Melchers Club
Ben Talbott Post 286, Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.)
American Legion Dewy Post No. 516
American Legion Auxiliary Dewey Post No. 516
Honorary Graduates Tingley School was torn down in
Dentists ~ Doctors ~ Veterinarians
SOURCE: Tingley, Iowa Centennial: 1883 - 1983. PSI, Inc. Belmond IA. 1983.
Courtesy of Mount Ayr Public Library, September of 2011
Mount Ayr Record-News, July 03, 2008