Historical Happenings

This section is for all the old photos, and historical events that have happened.

This section of the website is dedicated to old and maybe some new pictures, excerpts, and other items of Rippey and the people who live(d) there.

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Pictures of Rippey

This link goes to a page with new pictures of Rippey buildings & landmarks. Click on the thumbnail to see the full-size picture.

This link goes to a page with old thumbnail pictures of Rippey. Click on the thumbnail to see the full-size picture.

This link goes to a page with pictures of the recent demolition of buildings in Rippey. Article is included, and updates added as they arrive.


Rippey Booster, Thursday, June 2, 1921- THE HONORED DEAD

Article from the Boone County Democrat, April 11, 1902, the honored Red Men

Poem 1901

History of Rippey Fire Department

Dog Sled Story

Buckeye Mine Closed

Vance Sells Cafe

Thompson Sells Out

Angus, Iowa Votes to Dissolve

Rippey Martin Park Construction Began in 1940

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Cornerstone laid of New Rippey High School -1920

Demolition of Rippey School -2014

Washington Township
& Rippey Cemeteries

Rippey Cemetery, looking east

New fences, Cemetery, October 2014

Mayor Smith, wife & son.

Bank Robbery in Rippey?
Rippey Little Theater
Closing the Rippey Depot
Rippey School Burning
Rippey School Demolition

Oldest Bank Customer?

Excerpt: Derry Grocery Sold, 1942

Excerpt: Globe Free Press, 1957 (change of town name)


History of Maple Grove Methodist Church Angus, IA

Goodbye to the Elmo Lodge

Rippey Fire, 1912

Civil War Letters Jacob & James Van Scoy

Skating Rink 1955

New Hall for Rippey I. O. O. F. 1914

1882 Business Directory, Rippey

Crumley & States Closing

Fire Training

Lions Club Award Rinker Hanaman

Fry Auto Company

Ben Vannatta  May 2015

Honor Flight September 2015

Burk Auto Company

Rippey Legion Park Dedication November 1926

Grow Greene County

Fire Department Holds Open House

Rippey Baseball History