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Adding a little extra to the memorabilia at the Historic Gen. Dodge House during December are some of the wedding gifts to Lettie Dodge Montgomery who was married 100 years ago on Nov. 25. Showing a silver tea service presented Mrs. Montgomery for…

Designation Ceremonies . . . at the former home of Gen. Grenville M. Dodge, 605 Third St., will begin at 3 p.m. today when District Judge Folsom Everest will accept a plaque from the United States Department of the Interior, making the home a…

Two great-great=grandchildren of Gen. Grenville M. Dodge, Laurel and Lincoln Ferris, and their grandmother, Mrs. Robert Langford Montgomery, were visitors at the Historic General Dodge House on Tuesday. This was the first opportunity for the children…

The General's Suite . . . at the Historic Gen. Dodge House, just opened to the public, is viewed by Mrs. John A Whittaker, Mrs. Andrew Fluetch and Mrs. Clifford Lee.

Brass Trimmed Wood Box . . . originally from the General Dodge House, will be returned "home" as a gift of the late Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Lougee. John Schoentgen, of Pasadena, Calif., a nephew of Mrs. Lougee, looks at the fine chest.

Iowa The Beautiful Land . . . is the message on the rim of the Heritage Plate encircling the miniature sculpture of the Historic General Dodge House. The plate is shown by designer and producer Judy Sutcliffe of Greentree Pottery, Audubon.

"Le Gal Saussier aux manoeuvres de l'Est" . . . back to a permanent location in the Gen. Dodge House here.

Vern Tollinger, local attorney, shows a silver tea service to Roberty Montgomery Jr. and his wife of Newport Beach, Calif., when the couple visited the Historic General Dodge House Tuesday. Montgomery is the great-grandson of Gen. Grenville M. Dodge…

A Delight . . . for little girls is a doll house, and this doll house has delighted many little girls since its construction near the turn of the century. The doll house, a gift to
Dodge House, is admired by Kimberly Ranch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.…

The Historic Gen. Dodge House . . . at 605 Third St., closed its sixth season with a record December attendance of more than 2,300 persons. While restoration is completed on the house, plans for 1970 center mostly on the old carriage house and the…

The Old Carriage House . . . that faces on Story Street heads the list of prime restoration for 1970. Exterior of the carriage house is much the same as has been for many years. Custodian's apartment is on the second floor.

Inside The Carriage House . . . custodian Ivan Stillenger looks over the items being restored. When restoration is completed on the building, vehicles of the times will be displayed such as the carriage shown here.

Official Hostesses . . . for the holiday tour and tea will be members of the Council Bluffs Business and Professional Women's Club. Mrs. Dorothy Letner (left), Mrs. Grace Getzer and Miss Evelyn Blyth select costumes of the Victorian age which they…

A Dodge House Collector's Plate . . . is now available in the gift store at the Gen. Dodge House. The plate features pictures relating to Gen. Dodge, his life and his work.

The Gen. Grenville M. Dodge Mansion Is Only The Highlight . . . of the many monuments and historical sites revealing the history of the railroad's western push, and the building of the city of Council Bluffs. A journey around the city and through the…

Bluffs Towers
First and Pearl
Apts. for Elderly
Formerly Chieftain Hotel

Cards In Recreation Bluffs Towers is just one of several planned functions for the many residents at the residence for the elderly, formerly the Hotel Chieftain. These general get-togethers are good mixers and enjoyed by the residents…

Opening The the newly remodeled Bluffs Towers are Sam Brown Sr., and John Nelson, president and vice president of the Bluffs Homes, Inc. The 69-unit complex for the elderly is now ready for occupation.

Exterior of Bluffs Towers at 38 Pearl Street

Avoca, IA Pt 2
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