He was county surveyor for several terms as well as holding other county offices. While in office as county surveyor he assisted in … > More >
The first Post Office was established in Marceline in 1888 and was located on East California Street where the Gucker Coal Co. is presently located. The first Postmaster was Mr. Ed West. Thereafter, the Post Office was moved five times until it was settled permanently in the present building in 1936. It has been … > More >
Man is by nature a worshipful creature however crude the form of worship might be. He is endowed with attributes which cry out the worthiness of God, hence, man provides a shrine at which to worship.
On January 5, 1901, the following baptized believers, Jeff Oliver, Mamie Oliver, J. R. Herndon, W. L. Herndon, and … > More >
Rotary Club No. 6285 of Marceline is the local unit of Rotary International, an organization of over 11,000 similar clubs, with 510,000 members in the United States and 123 countries of the world.
The first Rotary club was organized in Chicago, Ill., on February 23, 1905, by Paul P. Harris, a young lawyer, who … > More >
In reply to an inquiry about the above subject, Mrs. Mary Miller offered this bit of information: Camp Fire Girls were active in this town in the 1930’s. Katherine Jane Mason worked with the girls during this time.
Girl Scouts began in the USA on March 12, 1912, and when we read back in the … > More >
- Charles Strickel, Asst. P.M.
- Ethel Dexter, Clerk
- Frank Van Tiger, Carrier
- Ernest Ralston, Carrier
- Thomas Smith, Fireman
- William B. Couch, Clerk
- Lem Maddock, Carrier
- Glen B. Othic, Custodian
- Wm. F. Still, Carrier
- Wesley E. Twitchel, Carrier
- Neal Stanley, Sub. Rural Carrier
- Hugh Green, Rural Carrier
- Lewis Adair, Rural Carrier
- Mabel Harrison, Clerk
- James K. Parkey,