A tradition of Cornell students was to throw a pair of shoes into the branches before leaving for the summer. The Shoe Tree is located on a B road off…Read More
Fran Reyhons, secretary for city of Mount Vernon. @ 1978 (Mrs. Emil Reyhons)
Joan Siggins, secretary for city of Mount Vernon. (Mrs. Donald Siggins) @ 1978
Sun newspaper article entitled “Cornell Honors Brackett Descendants”. Descendants of William Brackett living in the area were honored by Cornell College as guests at the luncheon at the Commons following…Read More
Right to left: Carol Klein Tolbert, Charles Klein, Jeff Siggins, Donald Siggins, Charles Siggins, Ruth Rhoads, Ruth Klein Rhoads, Rubye Beach Klein, Henry Rhoads. @ early 1950s
Donald Brackett Siggins water superintendent for Mount Vernon driving the city truck.
819 Lisbon Road NE was built by Guy Siggins. The house remains in the original colors of dark green and white. The house has always been owned by the Siggins…Read More
Photo of Wolfe Office used as a postcard with Grace, Isa and John Wolfe. Photo @1921. Wolfe Office was built in 1912.
Drs. John and Tom Wolfe standing in front of their office which was built in 1912. Dr. Tom Lindley Wolfe 1871-1951. Dr. John Dill Wolfe 1867-1921.
Marsha Siggins, age six years, standing in front of the fireplace at 309 Fifth Ave SW. @1952
By Heather Heaton and Allison Pospisil Cedar Springs Hotel What once sparkled and rocked with laughter and music, now lies broken and ready for burial. All that remains of the…Read More
by Chris Stoner October 2003 For my Mount Vernon History Project, I chose the brick house at 303 A Ave. South. This house was built by my great-great-great grandfather Martin…Read More
By Larry Covington William Abbe, the first white settler of Linn County, lived on the land where my present house now stands. Abbe was a tall, thin, energetic man from…Read More