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History of Menlo, Iowa

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Menlo was in Thompson twp., first named Guthrie and laid out in Nov. of 1868

by BF Allen, Cook and Johnson, for the railroad

History of Menlo (First known as Guthrie) as of 1876

Source: The Centennial History of Guthrie County by Sadie B. Maxwell,  1876


1913 Sanborn  Fire Insurance Map
1933 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map


photo taken in 1894 or 1895

First School built in Menlo and was Demolished by fire in 1918

The Cardinal
1941 - 1942

42 yearboook

April 1913 Menlo Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

May 1933 Menlo Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps


Menlo Matchbook Covers
Submitted by Mike Avitt

matchbook covers

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