Our Iowa Heritage: What’s New?

WHAT’S NEW @ Our Iowa Heritage? With our site growing larger, it’s important for you, our readers, to be able to easily navigate through our stories. Here’s a current list of NEW posts on our site. Come back regularly to check it out…

CLICK HERE for MAY 2022 LIST

– Edited & Re-Posted April 30, 2022 – 1856 – Go West, Young Doctor, Go West.
– Posted April 29, 2022 – 1855-1860 – Everything’s ‘Normal’ in Iowa City.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 29, 2022 – SUI – The Early Days 1847-1860.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 29, 2022 – February 25, 1847 – SUI Begins With A Bang.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 28, 2022 – 1846 Iowa Statehood – A Field of Dreams.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 28, 2022 – Judge Williams & Legal Troubles in Bloomington.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 27, 2022 – 1844 – The Drive to Statehood.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 26, 2022 – Steamboat’s A-Comin’ – Maybe?
– Edited & Re-Posted April 26, 2022 – Walter Terrell & His Waterworks.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 25, 2022 – Gilman Folsom – Crossing The Iowa River.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 25, 2022 – Letters To Gilman Folsom – Iowa City Pioneer.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 25, 2022 – Tracking Down Iowa City’s Boyd Wilkinson.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 24, 2022 – Walter Butler – A True Servant’s Heart.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 24, 2022 – H. D. Downey – Iowa City Esquire.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 24, 2022 – Iowa City Stage Ready – 1840-1870.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 23, 2022 – Parvin & Aldrich – Making & Collecting Iowa History.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 22, 2022 – The Old Capitol Gem That Got Away.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 22, 2022 – John F. Rague – Creator Of A Classic.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 21, 2022 – Iowa City’s Rose Hill – Irish’s Woods.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 21, 2022 – Ahoy, Frederick Irish – The Iowa City Sea Captain.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 21, 2022 – Clinton Street – Iowa City’s Center of Commerce.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 20, 2022 – The Iowa City Newspaper Wars.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 20, 2022 – Iowa Newspapers – The Early Years.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 19, 2022 – Sylvanus Johnson – Mr. Red Brick.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 18, 2022 – On the Road to Iowa City.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 18, 2022 – Lyman Dillon – Plowing the Straight & Narrow.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 17, 2022 – Surveying the Life of Cyrus Sanders – Iowa City Pioneer.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 17, 2022 – Cyrus Sanders – My 1839 Iowa Adventure.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 17, 2022 – Cyrus Sanders – Setting Johnson County History Straight.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 17, 2022 – Johnson County Historical Resources.
– Posted April 15, 2022 – Klondike Bill & Friends Visit Iowa City.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 14, 2022 – Chauncey Swan – The Father of Iowa City.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 14, 2022 – A Burlington Hawkeye Keepsake.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 13, 2022 – Philip Clark – Johnson County’s Irish Settler.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 13, 2022 – Welcome to Iowa, Governor Lucas.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 12, 2022 – Iowa Territory 1838-1846.
– Posted April 10, 2022 – The Midnight Ride of Philip Clark.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 9, 2022 – Courting Johnson County.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 8, 2022 – The U.S. Postal Service Comes to Johnson County.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 8, 2022 – 1820’s/1830’s – Phelps vs. Gilbert.
– Posted April 7, 2022 – Three ‘Greetings From Iowa’ Postcards – One Corny Artist.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 6, 2022 – Will The Real John Gilbert – Please Stand Up?
– Edited & Re-Posted April 6, 2022 – Chief Poweshiek – The Roused Brown Bear.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 5, 2022 – Stephen Sumner Phelps – The Original Iowa Hawkeye.
– Posted April 4, 2022 – The Johnson County Business Meeting That Changed Iowa History.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 4, 2022 – The Story of Napoleon, Iowa – 1832-1839.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 3, 2022 – Iowa City’s Humble Beginnings.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 1, 2022 – Charles T. Mason – Here Comes The Judge.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 1, 2022 – Burlington & The Hawkeye State.
– Edited & Re-Posted April 1, 2022 – Burlington – Iowa’s First Capital City 1837-1840.

– Edited & Re-Posted March 31, 2022 – John Plumbe, Jr. – Engineering a Railroad to the Moon.
– Edited & Re-Posted March 30, 2022 – Albert Lea’s 1835 Map of Iowa.
– Edited & Re-Posted March 30, 2022 – The Book That Gave Iowa Its Name.
– Edited & Re-Posted March 29, 2022 – Zebulon Pike & His Dam’d Rascals.
– Edited & Re-Posted March 28, 2022 – Dubuque & The West 1788-1838.
– Edited & Re-Posted March 27, 2022 – The Louisiana Purchase 1803-1806.
– Edited & Re-Posted March 26, 2022 – Iowa – The Discovery 1673-1803.
– Edited & Re-Posted March 26, 2022 – Meskwaki People – True Native Iowans.
– Posted March 24, 2022 – Preserving The Meskwaki Language of Iowa.
– Posted March 6, 2022 – G.D. & Mary Dillon – Iowa’s Banking Pioneers.
– Posted March 2, 2022 – 1850’s – Surveying This New Land Called Iowa.

– Edited & Re-Posted February 25, 2022 – Passing On Our Rich Boller Heritage.
– Posted February 25, 2022 – Celebrating Boller Wedding Anniversaries.
– Posted February 25, 2022 – Celebrating 200 Years – The 2016 Boller Road Trip.
– Posted February 25, 2022 – Celebrating 200 Years – Restoring George F. Boller’s Grave Site.
– Edited & Re-Posted February 25, 2022 – Martin J. Boller & Sandra E. Unrue.
– Seventeen-page set – (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), (13), (14), (15), (16), (17)
– Edited & Re-Posted February 25, 2022 – U of I Gathering Places.
– Edited & Re-Posted February 25, 2022 – Mapping Out My Iowa – 1951.
– Edited & Re-Posted February 25, 2022 – Growing Up in Mt. Pleasant – Old Threshers.
– Edited & Re-Posted February 25, 2022 – Henry County to Iowa City – The Red Ball Route.
– Edited & Re-Posted February 10, 2022 – The Daily Iowan – The Newspaper For Hawkeyes.
– Edited & Re-Posted February 7, 2022 – George E. Boller & Dixie L. Boyer.
– Fourteen-page set – (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), (13), (14)

Edited & Re-Posted January 26, 2022 – Waldo E. Boller & Olive A. Hulme.
Six-page set – (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6)
Edited & Re-Posted January 23, 2022 – Daniel J. Boller & Barbara Miller.
Five-page set – (1), (2), (3), (4), (5)
Posted January 20, 2022 – Boller Furniture Company – Wayland’s Finest For 45 Years – Generation Two.
Edited & Re-Posted January 16, 2022 – Iowa’s Music Man – Meredith Willson.
Edited & Re-Posted January 13, 2022 – Jacob B. Boller & Catharine Smucker.
Five-page set – (1), (2), (3), (4), (5)
Edited & Re-Posted January 7, 2022 – George F. Boller & Elizabeth Zook.
Six-page set – (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6)
Posted January 3, 2022 – The Boller Furniture Company – Wayland’s Finest For 45 Years – Generation One.
Posted January 1, 2022 – Iowa City Breweries – 1880’s: In Heaven There Is No Beer.
Posted January 1, 2022 – Iowa City Breweries – The Beers That Made Milwaukee Jealous.

Posted December 23, 2021 – Iowa City’s Bell Keeper – Herb Gartzke.
Edited & Re-Posted December 23, 2021 – The Bells of Iowa City.
Posted December 21, 2021 – Iowa City’s Historic Skyscrapers.
Posted December 16, 2021 – Samuel J. Kirkwood – Iowa’s Civil War Governor.
Edited & Re-Posted December 11, 2021 – The Bridges of Iowa City.
Posted December 6, 2021 – Hannah Elizabeth Irish – Iowa City’s Business Entrepreneur.
Posted December 2, 2021 – 40 Turn-of-the-Century Leaders Who Shaped Iowa City.

Posted November 30, 2021 – St. Agatha’s of Iowa City – Breaking The Glass Ceiling.
Posted November 23, 2021 – Frank “Kinney” Holbrook – Tipton’s Iron Man.
Posted November 21, 2021 – The ‘Woke’ Abolitionist & Keeper Of The Fair.
Posted November 16, 2021 – The Christmas Eve Santa Came To Iowa.
Posted November 16, 2021 – Thomas Nast – The Father of Political Cartooning.
Posted November 15, 2021 – Welcome To Salubria, Iowa!
Posted November 12, 2021 – Alexander Levi – Dubuque’s Man Of Firsts.
Posted November 10, 2021 – Rich Stories of Diversity Timeline.
Posted November 9, 2021 – Clark + Clark + Cole = Equality in Education.
Posted November 7, 2021 – T. S. Wilson – Dubuque’s Good Neighbor.
Posted November 5, 2021 – Ralph + Wilson + Mason = The Road To Freedom.
Posted November 2, 2021 – Coger + Beck + Miller = Liberty & Justice For All.

Posted October 31, 2021 – The “Miss Tillie” Postcard Collection.
Posted October 29, 2021 – Remembering Helen Lemme – Grinnell’s Golden Girl.
Posted October 27, 2021 – Iowa’s Own Rocket Man – Dr. James Van Allen.
Posted October 25, 2021 – May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You.
Posted October 25, 2021 – The Big Show – Meredith Willson’s Big Stage.
Posted October 23, 2021 – Old Capitol’s Stairway To Heaven.
Posted October 21, 2021 – Meet Rose – Old Capitol’s 1876 Grand Steinway.
Posted October 20, 2021 – When Old Capitol Was The New Capitol: 1841-1857.
Posted October 19, 2021 – An Evening At The Movies – St. Louis – 1849.
Posted October 14, 2021 – Our Hawkeye Sing-Along.
Posted October 13, 2021 – The Wonderful World of SUI Colors – Black & Golden.
Posted October 12, 2021 – Ozzie Simmons + Racial Targeting = Floyd of Rosedale.
Posted October 11, 2021 – Iowa Homecoming: Hawkeye-Style.
Posted October 6, 2021 – Remembering 1985 – Kinnick Stadium’s “Top-Five” Football Match-Up.
Edited & Re-Posted October 3, 2021 – Iowa Celebrates: The Sesquicentennial.
Posted October 3, 2021 – May 1989 – Iowa City Celebrates 150 Years!
Posted October 1, 2021 – Honoring The U.S. Postal Service.
Posted October 1, 2021 – Iowa Statehood Day – December 28th.

Posted September 30, 2021 – On Iowa! Go Hawks! – Celebrating 175 Years!
Posted September 27, 2021 – SUI Mascots – The Big Three.
Posted September 23, 2021 – SUI’s Little Four Made One Big Contribution To Campus.
Posted September 22, 2021 – On The Road to Statehood – Celebrating 175 Years!
Posted September 19, 2021 – Cyrus Sanders – Setting The History Record Straight.
Posted September 16, 2021 – Cyrus Sanders – My 1839 Iowa Adventure.
Posted September 15, 2021 – Surveying the Life of Cyrus Sanders – Iowa City Pioneer.
Posted September 14, 2021 – Johnson County Historical Resources.
Posted September 12, 2021 – Johnson County Remembrance Markers.
Posted September 11, 2021 – The Cy-Hawk Game – Iowa’s Super Bowl.
Posted September 8, 2021 – Boerner & Sons – Iowa City’s Prussian Poppa of Pharmacy.
Posted September 6, 2021 – H. D. Downey – Iowa City Esquire.
Posted September 4, 2021 – Ancient Iowa – Exploring The Land.
Edited & Re-Posted September 4, 2021 – Meskwaki People – True Native Iowans.
Posted September 1, 2021 – Johnson County Remembrance Park.

Edited & Re-Posted – August 28, 2021 – 1839 – The U.S. Mail Comes to Johnson County.
Posted August 28, 2021 – Iowa City Stage Ready – 1840-1870.
Posted August 26, 2021 – 1857 – A Capitol Moving Day.
Posted August 25, 2021 – The Old Capitol Gem That Got Away.
Posted August 24, 2021 – The Great Iowa City Circus Poster Mystery.
Posted August 24, 2021 – When The Circus Came To Iowa City.
Posted August 23, 2021 – Louis Englert – Iowa City’s Bavarian Beer Man.
Edited & Re-Posted August 20, 2021 – Index of Stories.
Posted August 20, 2021 – The Baileys & The Montgomery Ward Wish Book.
Posted August 18, 2021 – Carrie C. Catt – Iowa’s Champion for Women’s Rights.
Posted August 16, 2021 – George Washington Carver – Iowa’s Mr. Peanut.
Posted August 15, 2021 – The Field of Dreams Game.
Posted August 15, 2021 – 1838 to Today – Unity Through Diversity in Johnson County, Iowa.
Posted August 14, 2021 – Simon Estes – From Centerville to Center Stage.
Posted August 13, 2021 – Celebrating The Iowa State Fair.
Posted August 13, 2021 – Karl L. King – Iowa’s March King.
Posted August 12, 2021 – Grant Wood – Iowa’s Iconic Artist.
Posted August 11, 2021 – W.P. Kinsella – Write It and They Will Come.
Posted August 10,2021 – Old Capitol Iconic Moments – 100 Years Apart.
Posted August 10, 2021 – The Iowa Award – 1951 to Today.
Posted August 10, 2021 – Ding Darling & Herbert Hoover – Two Iowa Friends.
Posted August 7, 2021 – Duke Slater – Iowa’s All-American Trailblazer.
Posted August 6, 2021 – Rose Hill – Irish’s Woods.
Posted August 6, 2021 – Iowa Newspapers – The Early Years.
Posted August 6, 2021 – The Iowa City Newspaper Wars.
Posted August 5, 2021 – Honoring James Alan McPherson.
Posted August 1, 2021 – Let’s Go To City Park! (Part II)
Posted August 1, 2021 – Let’s Go To City Park! (Part I)
Posted August 1, 2021 – Signed Marybeth Slonneger’s Books for Sale.
Posted August 1, 2021 – Making Elbow Room for a Pulitzer-Prize Winner.

Posted July 29, 2021 – Marybeth Slonneger – Iowa City’s Artistic Historian.
Posted July 22, 2021 – Walter Butler – A True Servant’s Heart.
Announcement: Coming August 2, 2021 – “Did You Know? Blog Series.
Posted July 20, 2021 – Tom Davis – Our Musical Mom.
Posted July 18, 2021 – John F. Rague – Creator Of A Classic.
Edited & Re-Posted July 18, 2021 – The Old Stone Capitol.
Posted July 16, 2021 – Lyman Dillon – Plowing the Straight & Narrow.
Edited & Re-Posted July 16, 2021 – On the Road to Iowa City.
Posted July 13, 2021 – Ahoy, Frederick Irish – The Iowa City Sea Captain.
Posted July 11, 2021 – Marching, Musical, High-Stepping Hawkeyes.
Posted July 10, 2021 – Johnson County’s New Namesake – What a Lulu!
Posted July 9, 2021 – Courting Johnson County.
Posted July 8, 2021 – Clinton Street – Iowa City’s Center of Commerce.
Posted July 5, 2021 – The Bells of Iowa City.
Edited & Re-Posted July 5, 2021 – The Old Capitol Dome.
Edited & Re-Posted July 5, 2021 – Inside Old Capitol.
Posted July 3, 2021 – John Holladay – Hawkeye Artist at Heart.
Posted July 1, 2021 – 1844 – The Drive to Statehood.

Edited & Re-Posted June 30, 2021 – 1840’s -An Iowa City Pioneer.
Posted June 25, 2021 – My Iowa – 1951.
Posted June 23, 2021 – Nile Kinnick – Iowa’s Heisman Winner.
Posted June 22, 2021 – The Wieneke Family – Iowa City’s Penny Postcard People.
Posted June 15, 2021 – Our Iowa Heritage – A Chronological Index.
Posted June 14, 2021 – The Mapping of Iowa City.
Posted June 10, 2021 – Three Hundred Years of Iowa Maps.
Posted June 4, 2021 – 1838 – Welcome to Iowa, Governor Lucas.
Posted June 3, 2021 – Philip Clark – Johnson County’s Irish Settler.
Posted June 1, 2021 – Iowa City’s Hum-Dinger of A Bell Story.

Posted May 31, 2021 – Zebulon Pike & His Dam’d Rascals.
Posted May 31, 2021 – Will The Real John Gilbert – Please Stand Up?
Posted May 28, 2021 – Chief Poweshiek – The Roused Bear.
Posted May 26, 2021 – Political Cartooning and The Rich Iowa Tradition.
Posted May 25, 2021 – Captain Tom, Iowa City & The Red Devil Airship.


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