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Old Wapello County Roots

Many of my friends know that I spent my early years in Ottumwa, Iowa which is the county seat of Wapello County. Wapello County was created in February 1843 and was named for Wapella or Chief Wapello who was a … Continue reading

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Virtual Hike to Marengo, Iowa

The latest leg of my Virtual Hike was to Marengo, Iowa. This small town in Iowa was the end point of one of my family migrations from New England to Iowa. From here I will head East and stop along … Continue reading

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