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History of Portland


The following manuscript is printed as compiled by James A. Sheridan and published in weekly installments in the Waterloo Democrat from March 13, 1908 to December 4, 1908 .  Much of the text is copied as written so that the facts and incidents remain as they happened.  Articles transcribed by Elaine J. Gorder, Historian and Genealogist, and reproduced on this site with her permission.

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