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Delaware County, Iowa
Directories & Gazetteers
& Ranch Directory, 1967
Single Copy Price:
Wonderful Place to Live ...
You and Your Family
|| New and intelligently expanding
schools, both public and private
A modern 56-bed
hospital, with a new $200,000 wing, financed through
bequests and federal Hill-Burton participation.
Efficient and progressive government under the city
||Eight churches in Manchester serve the
population of the city and surrounding rural area
||Recreation in abundance:
of Northeast Iowa's finest nine-hole golf
municipal swimming pool.
city park fronting the scenic Maquaketa river
and sporting modern tennis courts, playground
equipment and a band shell where summer concerts
are held. A favorite picnic spot, too.
Delaware County Boat Club, Fish and Game
Protective Association, and Shooting
Association, all with new facilities including a
new boat launching area and a new rifle range,
both just north of the city. Membership fees of
all three are nominal.
Backbone State Park - Iowa's first and one of
its finest and most popular - is just 15 miles
to the north - trout fishing, swimming, boating,
hiking and picnicking.
Summer softball and baseball leagues for adults
and "midget" and "pee wee" league play for
information call at the
Manchester Chamber of Commerce
115 E. Main Street
Delaware County, Iowa Farm & Ranch Directory, 1967. Directory Service
Company, Algona, Iowa 50511
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