Hidden History of Clinton, Iowa

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Two things people frequently say about Clinton are that it was the lumber capital of the world and home to the most millionaires per capita. While those interesting nuggets are not exactly true, there are plenty of fascinating facts about the city. Learn why Clinton could easily be known as a holiday town if not overshadowed by the meetings and parties of America’s lumber kings. See what life was like guiding an acre-long log raft down the Mississippi. Enter the century-long debate on the location of the Big Tree. And find out how Clinton fed the world. Matt Parbs, director of the Sawmill Museum, unearths Clinton’s past from the weight of myth and details its hidden history.

Contributor(s): Parbs, Matt (Author)
ISBN: 1467144843 EAN: 9781467144841
Publisher: History Press
Pages: 208
Binding: Hardcover and Paperback
Pub Date: March 23, 2020

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