Quimby, Iowa, celebrates 125 years

1 Jul

Quimby, Iowa, residents and guests stand as L.A. Wescott, VFW Post 2253 of Cherokee, Iowa, passes as they celebrate the town’s 125th anniversary, Saturday, June 30, 2012, with a parade through town and the McDermott’s Family Shows carnival set up in the downtown area. Quimby began on October 3, 1887, after being founded in late August of 1887 with the name Wendall. The town later renamed the community to Quimby. (photo by Jerry Mennenga©)

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