This is a story about the past written to my sister LuAnn (webmaster IGT)
He has really done a fine job in presenting all the historical information grouped
by Iowa counties. It is a neat way to learn more about towns dying out as the country
Wish I had some information to add to it.
My mother’s parents were early settlers in Waterloo and my Dad’s were prominent people
in Nashua during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.
My grandmother would ride in a wagon as a child with her parents on Sundays to visit
the Hanna’s who were the first settlers at Waterloo. She remembered when the native
American Indians would camp south of town near where they lived.
My dad’s grandparents helped build the Little Brown Church in Nashua.
I don’t remember that my parents ever talked about any towns that had died out. I
remember driving to Elk Run Heights growing up but never knew that it had been a