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DeWitt, Iowa Pioneer Farmer Makes Small Fortune Playing Antique Violin

I’ve always admired people who could play an instrument, especially those who could do it well. In the 1800’s, a DeWitt, Iowa pioneer used his musical talent to not only entertain, but build a small fortune. Do you have any ancestors who were musically inclined? Drop by and tell me about them sometime!

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Frederick Reese: Making Sure the Masses are Entertained at the Corning Opera House

Last week, we learned about how southwest Iowa businessman Frederick Reese pushed to build the Corning Opera House. This week, stop over and see how and what kinds of entertainment he provided to the masses of southwest Iowa!

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