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The Mount Vernon Historic Preservation Commission’s mission is to identify, interpret and protect the historic and archaeological resources of our community and encourage historic tourism.

Enjoy this historic community!

photo of Mount Vernon Playground
photo of Unidentified House
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photo of Unidentified Couple
photo of Fire
photo of Family
photo of South Hall on Cornell College Campus
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Mount Vernon/Lisbon Historic Newspapers

The historic newspapers from Mount Vernon and Lisbon preserve the history of our area. Thanks to many generous donations, anyone can search papers 1860 to 2012 online for free. Helpful search tips specific to this newspaper site are available at the Mount Vernon Public Library site.


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