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Hopkinton, Iowa, USA - R. P. Church

Hopkinton, Delaware, IA

The city of Hopkinton is the former home of Lenox College, a small school that closed in 1944.


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Hopkinton, Iowa, USA

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The Old Mill, Hopkinton, Iowa
Hopkinton, Iowa, USA

The Old Mill, Hopkinton, Iowa
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Hopkinton, Iowa, USA

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Hopkinton was laid out in 1850, and it was incorporated in 1874.
1887 - The Lincoln township school board, at a meeting held a few days ago, decided to engage Mr. J. T. Patterson, of Hopkinton, Iowa, a brother-in-law to J. E. Bort, to teach the school heretofore taught by Mr. Hoover.
Mr. Patterson is expected here tomorrow morning. His school will open Sept. 19.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
September 10, 1887
1895 - Hopkinton
Hop/ kinton, a post-village in South Fork township, Delaware co., Iowa, on the South Fork of the Maquoketa River, and on the Davenport & St. Paul Railroad, 74 miles N.N.W. of Davenport, and about 35 miles W.S.W. of Dubuque. It has the Lenox Collegiate Institute, 3 churches, a bank, and 2 newspaper offices. Pop, in 1890, 668.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
2023 - Whether you're a local looking for something new to explore or a visitor passing through, here's a list of places to go and things to do in Hopkinton, Iowa:
Hershey Memorial Park: This is the heart of Hopkinton. Hershey Memorial Park features a playground, picnic areas, and a beautiful walking trail that winds around a pond. It's a fantastic spot for a leisurely stroll or a family picnic.

Hopkinton City Park: Another lovely park in town, the City Park has a swimming pool, baseball fields, and a skate park. It's the perfect place for sports enthusiasts and families looking for a day out.

Maquoketa River: The Maquoketa River runs near Hopkinton and offers opportunities for fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. Pack your fishing gear or rent a kayak to enjoy the natural beauty of the river.

Delaware County Historical Museum: Learn about the history of Delaware County and its communities, including Hopkinton. The museum features exhibits, artifacts, and information about the area's past.

Golfing at Hart Ridge Golf Course: Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a round at the Hart Ridge Golf Course. This 18-hole course offers a beautiful setting to ... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Hopkinton, Iowa, USA

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female ancestorEsther Lowe GERRY (2 August 1836, Robbinston, Maine, USA - 21 June 1913, Hopkinton, Iowa, USA)
male ancestorOliver John SELFRIDGE (25 February 1858, Hopkinton, Iowa, USA - 9 May 1926, , Kansas, USA)

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male ancestorAlbert C TUCKER (1832 - ) and female ancestorEsther Lowe GERRY (2 August 1836 - 21 June 1913) married 20 October 1881

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