Welcome to the Marble Rock Historical
Take a look around to learn more about our history and what
Marble Rock is doing today. If you have any questions, be sure to contact us.
Note - Anything in red type is new for the month.
BE SURE TO READ OUR
2017-2018 ANNUAL NEWSLETTER AND VIEW THE PHOTOS. CLICK ON
The December 2018 "Marble Rock Journal"
is now available for viewing! Also, our Annual Newsletter. Click on
We now have a new format for Marble Rock & Its people with
thousands more pages. Click
and "How to
for the details.
Our Historical Society is now on our "Winter Schedule" and we are
open by appointment by calling: Diane Black (641-330-3495), Lynn Wedeking
(641-397-2609), Bev Fisher (641-397-2224), Terry Ott (641-430-6426), Max Handley
(641-315-2248), Mary Brinkman (641-425-2712), Marvin & Rana Wilson
(641-756-3688), Pam Clough (641-426-6891).
Our Bulletin Board now shows the return of the C. L. Bopp Drug Store Soda Fountain Back
Bar. It's a wonderful story of the generosity of Tom and Deb Lavalle of
Connecticut. Also shown is information and photos of the two-story log cabin which was built by the
founder of our town, Jacob Beelar. MOVING DAY WAS JUNE 2, 2009.
Check out moving photos by clicking on "Bulletin Board"
Floyd County now has a number of barn quilts. "Go to Area
& Links" for a sample of you may now see on our roads.
By clicking on
Bohl Center , you will find information on the Walter F. Bohl Community Center.
The calendar of
scheduled events is shown to assist you in determining if a date is open for
We are no longer printing information from the 1882 Floyd
County History. You may now find the biographic resident information for the
entire county by clicking on
We held our Grand Opening and Open House for Museum Hall
may 24, 25 and 26.
Check out the information on the
If you haven't seen our page provided by the local
library, be sure to click on
"City & Library". This
page now also outlines information on the Marble Rock City Government.
Marble Rock Historical Society
313 Bradford Street
Marble Rock, Iowa 50653
Museum Winter Hours: By Appointment Call: 641.315.2248 Max Handley
No answer, inquire at the Stop-N-Shop Convenience Store
Museum Summer Hours in effect June through August: 1-4 p.m. Sundays or by appointment as showed for
Museum Admission: No Charge Its a great way to spend a half day!
The Marble Rock Historical Non Profit Society was organized for the purpose of
collecting and preserving literature, clothing, agricultural items, political
and military records plus other historical relics. These items are preserved for
the enjoyment and education of people who are interested in research of the
heritage of the Marble Rock area, and for those who merely enjoy looking at
Materials that are especially interesting to Genealogists and Historians
include. Additional genealogy information may be found by clicking on:
|Computer CDs of Historic Pictures & Cemetery Records*|
|Computer CDs of School Pictures, Annuals and Graduation
|Floyd County Histories - 1882,1917 & 1996 Editions|
|High School Graduation Lists (1887-1958)|
|High School Graduation Pictures (1888-1958)|
|Historic Marble Rock Newspapers 1875-1931|
|Historic Pictures of Marble Rock|
|Historic Pictures of Marble Rock Pioneers|
|Illustrated Historical Atlas of State of Iowa 1875
|Marble Rock History 1976 Edition|
*Go to "CDs" page to learn about our computer
files that may be viewed with a PC-type computer.
The Marble Rock Historical Society operates four museum buildings adjacent
to each other on Bradford Street. For detailed information, go to the "Museum"
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