See the latest in the “Lost Counties of Iowa” series... Explore the history of Linn County, Iowa with us!
Over 200 named locations are detailed in this book.
From sites that had post offices, such as Palisades or Rural; to first names of towns, such as Columbus for Cedar Rapids or Brown for Springville; or spelling
changes such as Prairiesburg or Priarieburgh; to nicknames such as Pin Hook for Mt. Vernon or Grove City for Marion; to named landmarks such as Buck Horn Grove or Katieville; all are included in this book.
Did you know there were two La Fayette’s in Linn County at the same time? Or that there was a village by the name of Mondieu and that it had a post office?
These and more have been researched by author Linda Betsinger McCann. This is a great book to carry in your car as you travel around Linn County, Iowa. How many sites can you locate?
Written, printed and published in Iowa.