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After fighting fiercely to provide for and protect its people and land for over 160 years against enemies and nature, Clarinda stands strong and proud on the west bank of the West Nodaway River in Page County, Iowa. Clarinda has achieved this goal due to the foresight and wits of a handful of early pioneers and the strength and pride carried in the hearts of generations of craftsmen and entrepreneurs. Now, with a population of over 5,000 and a community still strong in character, the town's history is highlighted in Images of America: Clarinda. Some of the photographs featured here may be cracking and fading in places, but this story of Clarinda offers a look back into a community that has a past as bright as its future.
ISBN: 9781467111546
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Iowa
Series: Images of America
Images: 171
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
The rich visual and documented heritage within this book is housed with great care at the Nodaway Valley Historical Museum in Clarinda, Iowa. Trish Okamoto, curator of the museum, is the seventh generation in her family to call Clarinda and Page County home. She now shares her passion for and love of the area's colorful history with her husband, Tom, and two children, Cade and Isabel.
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