Hawarden’s History

By Mary Truesdell Johnson & Cathy Johnson Noble

* An Introduction
* Chapter 1 – How It All Began
* Chapter 2 – Raiders from the East
* Chapter 3 – A Rich Land with a Rich History
* Chapter 4 – Indian Trouble
* Chapter 5 – Calliope
* Chapter 6 – Small Pox 1880
* Chapter 7 – Ice Boxes and Ice Houses
* Chapter 8 – Liquid Gold from the Sioux River
* Chapter 9 – The Gloves Are Off
* Chapter 10 – Mr. Callipe and Miss Hawarden Meet in Court
* Chapter 11 – Memories of a Calliope Indian and Schemes of a Dreamer
* Chapter 12 – How Old is Old
* Chapter 13 – The English are Coming!…By Train!
* Chapter 14 – The Forgotten Culture of the Railroad
* Chapter 15 – City Lights
* Chapter 16 – Three Hotels….Many Stories
* Chapter 17 – Fire Fighters – Another Proud Heritage
* Chapter 18 – Schools – Another First for Sioux County
* Chapter 19 – Miracle of the Twentieth Century
* Chapter 20 – Heroes and Tragedy on the Sioux River
* Chapter 21 – The Morning it Rained Concrete
* Chapter 22 – Saturday Night In Hawarden
* Chapter 23 – Floods of the Twentieth Century
* Chapter 24 – Floods of the Twentieth Century 1926
* Chapter 25 – Floods of the Twentieth Century – Problems and Promises
* Chapter 26 – The Last Big Flood
* Chapter 27 – Dry Creek FLOOD FREE FOR 50 YEARS
* Chapter 28 – Do You Remember the 50′s?
* Chapter 29 – Eyes on the Skies
* Chapter 30 – Quarreling City Employees Out Clown Circus Buffoons
* Chapter 31 – Eagle Scout Project Turns the Past into a Landmark for Hawarden
* Chapter 32 – RAGBRAI
* Chapter 33 – From Old to New
* Chapter 34 – Heart of Hawarden
* Chapter 35 – Thanks for the Memories
* Chapter 36 – Hawarden’s Festivals and Celebrations
* Chapter 37 – Movie Theatres on Main Street
* Chapter 38 – Barbers and the New Deal
* Chapter 39 – Tragedy on the Ice Fields
* Chapter 40 – Hawarden Turns 100
* Chapter 41 – Colleges in Hawarden
* Chapter 42 – Sioux Empire College Becomes a Reality
* Chapter 43 – SECO The Final Chapter
* Chapter 44 – Patriotism and Heroes
* Chapter 45 – Scrip Money Brings Fame to Hawarden
* Chapter 46 – Do You Remember the Footbridge
* Chapter 47 – Holidays
* Chapter 48 – Christmas in Hawarden
* Chapter 49 – Hawarden The last 125 column