Plant operated on Cedar River from 1917 to 1970s Cedar Rapids Electric Light and Power began offering electricity in Eastern …
By Jessica and Rob Cline, - The History Center History Sep. 20, 2022 5:00 am138d ago
They stopped in neighborhoods from 1952 to 1983
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By Jessica and Rob Cline, - The History Center
History Aug. 25, 2022 4:02 pm160d ago
Longtime educator said hearing a Wagner concert on the radio set his life’s course
The Gazette hired Cyrus Fosmire to produce cartoons and drawings for publication with Gazette stories. His first day on the job, and the first day his name was included in the masthead as “Illustrator,” was Jan. 1, 1896, when he was 20 years old.
By Tara Templeman, - The History Center
History Jul. 26, 2022 6:00 am194d ago
Marion is the birthplace of the man responsible for getting "The Big Book" published, the book that details the recovery process used by Alcoholics Anonymous.