Tag Archives: Early Glenwood

Class of 1923 – I know you!

The Pope County Historical Society received a donation from the Savre family. The main gift was a beautiful wedding dress worn by 2 generations of brides. That is a story for another day. What I want to share with you … Continue reading

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1 East Minnesota Avenue – Former Trumm Drug

This post is part of a collection of posts written in 2016 for Glenwood’s 150 year celebration. To see the map and full list of locations included in the walking tour, click here. 1 East Minnesota Avenue – Formerly the Trumm … Continue reading

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School House Site

  This post is part of a collection of posts written in 2016 for Glenwood’s 150 year celebration. To see the map and full list of locations included in the walking tour, click here. Site of the First Brick School … Continue reading

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Church Hill

We have had several researchers asking about the early churches in Glenwood, so I thought I would share a bit of the information with all of you. This map from 1910 shows the locations of the early churches in Glenwood. … Continue reading

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Peacock’s House

This week’s photo is “Residence of Joseph Peacock” from 1876, and it is the final photograph in the Trenham Collection. Joseph Peacock was the County Sheriff. According to the G.C. Torguson in the Historical Survey, the house was located on lot … Continue reading

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A.C. Lathrop’s House

The next photo in the series of Glenwood Photographs taken in 1876 by N.J. Trenham, is the “Rev. A.C. Lathrop Residence”. It stood kitty-corner from where Phil Stumpf’s office is today. According to James C. Whittemore in 1940, “This house belonged … Continue reading

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Thorson’s House

This week’s photo is “Residence of T. Thorson” from 1876. This was one of the first homesites in Glenwood, and the only building in the Trenham photo collection that is still standing in 2015. built on the corner of Minnesota … Continue reading

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