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Grand Junction Globe Free Press Newspaper Archives Jul 10 1969, Page 4

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Grand Junction Globe Free Press (Newspaper) - July 10, 1969, Grand Junction, Iowa 7a 76e Eadeth. The material for this Book was gleaned through months of searching through old history books about the county and the various towns therein courthouse records old state Anc county atlases scrapbooks of clippings old newspapers abstracts and from Reading Ever Issue of the a a headlights and of a the Globe free press a of the years 1898-1969 previous files were destroyed by fire. A deep gratitude goes especially to All of those who so graciously gave of their time for personal interviews and who shared their pictures and scrapbooks with us. We were indeed fortunate to have children and grandchildren of Many of the founders of grand Junction living today who furnished us with such valuable authentic material. Books relied upon for a great Deal of the earliest history include a biographical and historical record of Greene and Carroll counties Iowa published in 1887 a past and present of Greene county Iowa by e. B. Stillman published in 1907 and a the illustrated historical Atlas for the state of Iowa of 1875.�?�tn-Wvt note in locating the very earliest businesses it must be borne in mind that those first buildings were not always built in the same location to the lot As present Day buildings and also that the Width of the streets alleys etc., had More a leeway a shall we say in those Days so that one cannot always say that a building sat in the exact spot on such and such a lot As does the building on the site today but one can get a general idea of How die town looked in those Awakening years

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