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Items contributed by Elizabeth Chain
Doc Chain's 40th anniversary (of practicing medicine in Dedham) in 1962.

 L-R: Frances Chain Lauridsen, Jessie Gowen Chain, Doc, Bill Chain (my Dad).
Frances and Bill were two of Doc's kids; the third was Bob Chain.
Frances & Bob are still alive and healthy; Bill died in 1998.

Dedham Street scene


Walsh and McGrath:

  with train...

   Items provided by Roger Markley

Other Villages, 1887 Carroll Co. History. Templeton and Dedham are enterprising young villages that have sprung up on the line of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad, in the southern part of the county. Halbur is a station on the Iowa Southwestern Railroad, between Carroll and Manning. Charles Walterscheit has a general store and the post office; A. Hoelker has a general store, and John Barks a hardware store. Mount Carmel is a village in Kniest Township, having a Catholic church and a good store.

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