Wednesday, September 29, 2010

1908 Morgan Everts Library, Clarion, Iowa

[LIB0347] - Clarion Public Library - In February, 1907, the city. voted through its council, to accept the generous offer of Morgan Everts, then of California, but for many years counted one of the pioneers of Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa, to raise a fund of five thousand dollars, after which said Everts would donate ten thousand dollars more toward erecting and maintaining a public library to be known as the "Morgan, Everts Library." The city voted on this question on March 2, 1907, and the measure carried. Read more here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Clarion and Clinton are two different cities in Iowa. Clarion is in the north central region of the state while Clinton is on the Iowa Illinois border.