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1851: The Klinger brothers survey Bremen

About 1850, Jacob BN Klinger (1819-1894) was elected surveyor of Marshall county, a post he would hold for 12 years. He engaged his much younger brother, Jeremiah M “Jerry” Klinger (1835-1911) to join him, and the two proceeded to survey… Continue Reading →

The sister towns that almost were

Several towns started near Bremen never reached a self-sustaining size. The remarkable document below tells part of the tale; it is the official postmaster record for Marshall county, and lists the towns, their postmasters, and their name changes over time…. Continue Reading →

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