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 By Kerma Crouse    History    April 9, 2020 

The History of Jewell's "Plowman" House

The home at 518 Broadway in Jewell, the "Plowman" house was built in 1901 by Edgar and Emma Haskins Young. The 119-year old home is currently owned by Jason and Jessie Eilert. The builder and first...

 
 By Kerma Crouse    History    April 9, 2020 

Spring of 1870, April, settlers arrive in Jewell

Peter Kearns is reported to have been the only settler to stay for the winter of 1869-70 in Jewell County. The Kearns homestead was located somewhere along White Rock Creek. Kearns, born in France, lived the rest of his life in Jewell County in the...

 

Historic Judy Barn disappears

A 100-year-old landmark barn is no more. On Saturday, the octagonal built Judy Barn was disposed of. It will no longer be a landmark for travelers making their way along Highway 36. For Jewell County...

 

Optimism was high when new Superior hotel opened in 1930

Ninety years ago the opening of a new hotel in downtown Superior was the big news of the week. At that time the new hotel was a vast improvement over other lodging accommodations available in Superior. With five railroads lines regularly bringing...

 

Plane crashes in Superior

Superior's first real airplane tragedy occurred at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon when a Lincoln-Page three passenger biplane owned and piloted by August Wahlen of Edgar and carrying three Superior...

 

First bank in Jewell County featured in logo

Located at 200 Delaware, south of Jewell's Maag Park, is a little stone building with a rich history. John Calvin Postlewaite, for whom Calvin township is named, saw the need for a bank and set about...

 

Omio, Omio, Where art thou

For those who don't know, Omio was a Jewell County town located in Vicksburg and Grant townships. It centered around what is today the intersection of Omio Road (270 Road) and M Road about 3 miles sou...

 

Did you know? Ionia

In June 1931, Ionia had a newspaper, The Ionia Booster, published in Glen Elder every Friday. Perry Betz was editor. The subscription price was $1. Among the front page stories was one telling how the Ionia baseball team defeated Lebanon 3—2....

 

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