Civil War raid near Carthage as seen through the eyes of a young participant

Civil War raid near Carthage as seen through the eyes of a young participant As Carthage and Civil War reenactors prepare for events this weekend to observe the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Carthage, the Webb City Area Genealogical Society provides the following historical newspaper article. Details about the reenactment and related festivities can

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Church history in post cards

Old News From the 3rd floor of the Webb City Public Library Church history in post cards Webb City Area Genealogical Society Here are some of the nice church postcards that have accumulated at the Webb City Area Genealogical Society over the years. Above are the orginal buildings. Only First Presbyterian Church is in the

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Streetcar employees had their own newspaper column, Electric Flashes

Either powerhouse employees wore ties every day or this was a special day, circa 1910. Old News From the 3rd floor of the Webb City Public Library Streetcar employees had their own newspaper column, Electric Flashes Webb City Area Genealogical Society Many may not know the original purpose of the Skateland building, on the northwest

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Elder Mfg. was an important part of Webb City for 66 years

Elder Manufacturing employees gathered for a photo circa 1919, when the company began operating here. (CONTRIBUTED BY JOHN BURRINGTON) Old News From the 3rd floor of the Webb City Public Library Elder Mfg. was an important part of Webb City for 66 years Webb City Area Genealogical Society Nov. 11, 1918 Elder Manufacturing Company Will

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Civil War raid near Carthage as seen through the eyes of a young participant

Civil War raid near Carthage as seen through the eyes of a young participant As Carthage and Civil War reenactors prepare for events this weekend to observe the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Carthage, the Webb City Area Genealogical Society provides the following historical newspaper article. Details about the reenactment and related festivities can

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Church history in post cards

Old News From the 3rd floor of the Webb City Public Library Church history in post cards Webb City Area Genealogical Society Here are some of the nice church postcards that have accumulated at the Webb City Area Genealogical Society over the years. Above are the orginal buildings. Only First Presbyterian Church is in the

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Streetcar employees had their own newspaper column, Electric Flashes

Either powerhouse employees wore ties every day or this was a special day, circa 1910. Old News From the 3rd floor of the Webb City Public Library Streetcar employees had their own newspaper column, Electric Flashes Webb City Area Genealogical Society Many may not know the original purpose of the Skateland building, on the northwest

Read More »

Elder Mfg. was an important part of Webb City for 66 years

Elder Manufacturing employees gathered for a photo circa 1919, when the company began operating here. (CONTRIBUTED BY JOHN BURRINGTON) Old News From the 3rd floor of the Webb City Public Library Elder Mfg. was an important part of Webb City for 66 years Webb City Area Genealogical Society Nov. 11, 1918 Elder Manufacturing Company Will

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