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Delaware County, Iowa  

 Directories & Gazetteers

Farm & Ranch Directory, 1967

Single Copy Price: $7.50




A Wonderful Place to Live ...

For You and Your Family


PROGRESS  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 manager plan.

EDUCATION Eight churches in Manchester serve the population of the city and surrounding rural area
RECREATION Recreation in abundance:
  • One of Northeast Iowa's finest nine-hole golf courses.

  • A municipal swimming pool.

  • A 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.

  • A 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 youngsters


For More information call at the

Manchester Chamber of Commerce

115 E. Main Street

Manchester, Iowa


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~ source: Delaware County, Iowa Farm & Ranch Directory, 1967. Directory Service Company, Algona, Iowa  50511

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