Welcome to the exciting past and present of an unusual small community in the heart of the Heartland!
This site opens our historical resources to the Internet and invites you to share in adding information, correcting our sources, and asking us for specific information you cannot find here. This site is an organic history book — it continues to grow from the input and knowledge of anyone in the world. Almost all of our known historical resources will eventually be available on this website.
Mount Vernon Historic Preservation Commission :: Mount Vernon, Iowa
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 cansearch papers 1860 to 2012 online for free. Helpful search tips specific to this newspaper site are available at the Mount Vernon Public Library site
Take a walk through Mount Vernon, Iowa, and you will see why it is a unique midwestern town. Built on and around a long, rolling hill, it is home to…