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Bob Billings (St. Paul, MN)   Lived in LeClaire, IA in the 1950’s.    05-15-2013

Carol S Scott (Marshalltown, IA)  This will be a useful resource for research on the genealogy of my family.     07-18-2013

Cheryl Anderson  (from Iowa)  Loved finding Rusk Iowa and some info on it. I lived just north of there growing up. Now it's in the "wind mill" alley of the county.   07-29-2013

Dave Mahnke   Heck, I didn’t know Tallyrand was gone...or that I lived near the other, Pleasant Hill near Des Moines...duh -    02-11-2013

Delores Tibben  (from Iowa)  In doing research on ghost town in Iowa County this site has been most helpful. There is a Springfield ghost town in SW Iowa County also.    02-25-2013

John B (Jack) Smith (Iowa)   I just love reading about the history of Ottumwa & Wapello County.  Read More    2013

Leonard Miller (from Woodbine, Iowa)   Great effort to save the history of these towns.   02-01-2013

Nancy Flynn (Glendale, AZ)  - Love the pictures of Angus, Boone County, as I grew up there in the 1950's and early 60's. (Read More)  12-08-2013

Nathan Lange (from Iowa)   Cool site  -   08-05-2013

Randy Young (Clarinda, IA) Enjoyed info in this website including the dining in eastern Iowa. I provided info about a couple of towns that you might want to add to your list.  Mt. Etna and Bingham  (Read More)   02-28-2013

Stan Smith (Parker, CO)   I am From Iowa.   06-30-2013

Steve A Grandors (from Fort Dodge, Iowa)   Great website! Has a lot of useful information regarding past towns, their names, etc. I originally found this site while researching "Border Plains Cemetery" that is supposed to be located in Webster County, Iowa. I have not been able to physically locate this cemetery, wondering if it no longer exists, and if not, where would the grave sites been relocated to? Still  researching.                   (2013)

Tom Murphy   This is a great website. I think that I can help out with info about an old town that you are looking for. I'll send it as soon as I can. Thanks, !!!!!    02-20-2013


Barbara Swigart - Council Bluffs, IA -  Glad I stumbled across this site, it should help with my Family Search. To my surprise my maternal relatives were Latter Day Saints and finding a map of the Mormon migration west helped understand were to look for them. I hope someone might have something similar with the towns that the Mormons started as they traveled west. GREAT JOB on your website!    08-25-2014

Charise DeKeyzer  -  Adel, IA.  -  Love this site!      07-13-2014

Jean Christensen -  Norwalk, IA.  -  Always looking for old information on some long gone towns in Iowa    08-27-2014

Jennifer Hall  (Knoxville, IA) Love history and found this site very interesting!!    03-11-2014

Jennifer Murty (Marshalltown,Iowa) This is a cool & fun site. I'm glad I found it. I hope that maybe I can contribute some information some day.                                                            03-11-2014

Mike Wilson (Des Moines, IA)  Good to see this here. I may not stop by often, but once in a while.  Will contribute whatever I come across. Thanks for having this site!

Norman Killmon - 07-28-2014  Gre+at sight..Norm

Rebecca Groff, Cedar Rapids, IA  -  Hello. What a lovely site! I'm researching Dickinson County, Iowa facts and figures for an upcoming essay presentation, and came upon your web site. Looking forward to inspecting it, and am keeping your location for future reference.

Thanks for doing this!    01-19-2014

Richard Essig (Arizona)  Grew up with my grand parents on their farm in the hamlet of what they called Diamond. It was around the small community Brazil, in Appanoose,Co.  (Read More)   01-26-2014

Robert - ( Coal Valley, Illinois)  Love the site   11-09-2014

Shane Ellis -  (Nevada, IA)  Good stuff there   12-29-2014








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