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History of Ames, Iowa, USA

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Ames, Iowa, USA

Ames, Story, IA

Ames was platted as a city and was established in 1864 to serve the Cedar Rapids and Missouri River Railroad...

In 1870, the town was incorporated with a population of 844...

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  • 1895 - Ames
    Ames, āmz, a post-village of Story co., Iowa, at a junction of branches of the Chicago & Northwestern Line of railroads, 105 miles W. of Cedar...Read MORE...


  • News 1913 - CHEMISTRY HALL AT AMES IS DESTROYED. LOSS AT IOWA STATE COLLEGE ESTIMATED AT $60,000 - THE CAUSE.
    Ames, March 26 - Fire here late yesterday destroyed the chemistry hall of the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. The loss is...Read MORE...


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    View of Central Hall, Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa
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  • 1916
    Ames, a banking city of Story co., Iowa, on the Chicago and Northwestern R., 105 miles W. of Cedar Rapids. It has manufactures of ploughs, wagons,...Read MORE...


  • 1922 - April 28 - WOI (Ames, Iowa) country's 1st licensed educational radio station

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  • News 1938 - COLLEGE DORMITORY WRECKED BY BLAZE.
    Ames, Iowa, April 11. - Eighty-one Iowa State College co-eds who lost their wardrobes and books when Margaret Hall, ornate women's dormitory, burned...Read MORE...


  • 1950 - February 21 - WOI TV channel 5 in Ames-Des Moines, IA (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting

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  • 1895 - Ames
    Ames, āmz, a post-village of Story co., Iowa, at a junction of branches of the Chicago & Northwestern Line of railroads, 105 miles W. of Cedar... Read MORE...

  • News  1913 - CHEMISTRY HALL AT AMES IS DESTROYED. LOSS AT IOWA STATE COLLEGE ESTIMATED AT $60,000 - THE CAUSE.
    Ames, March 26 - Fire here late yesterday destroyed the chemistry hall of the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. The loss is... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Ames, a banking city of Story co., Iowa, on the Chicago and Northwestern R., 105 miles W. of Cedar Rapids. It has manufactures of ploughs, wagons,... Read MORE...

  • 1922 - April 28 - WOI (Ames, Iowa) country's 1st licensed educational radio station

    historyorb.com
  • News  1938 - COLLEGE DORMITORY WRECKED BY BLAZE.
    Ames, Iowa, April 11. - Eighty-one Iowa State College co-eds who lost their wardrobes and books when Margaret Hall, ornate women's dormitory, burned... Read MORE...

  • 1950 - February 21 - WOI TV channel 5 in Ames-Des Moines, IA (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com

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