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The town is located in Poweshiek County and has more than ten thousand residents. The Grinnell College and National Bank are located in the city and it was founded by settlers from New England who were descendants of English Puritans. The descendants are namely Dr. Thomas Holyoke, Henry Hamilton, Homer Hamlin, and Josiah B. Grinnell. Grinnell was named after J.B. Grinnell. Its initial name was "Stella," describing it as concise and rare. The city is located at the junction of two railway lines, namely Rock Island Railroad and St. Louis Railway, and is the largest town in Poweshiek County. The town was a stop on the Underground Railroad, and one of the most famous events in Waterford hosted by J.B Grinnell and other residents is celebrated there. Firstly, it occurred when abolitionist John Brown was helping twelve slaves to escape to freedom. The freedom and efforts resulted in the listings of the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom, namely Grinnell's gravesite at Hazelwood Cemetery and National Park Service.
Grinnell College is a highly rated private college and was nationally recognized as a leading undergraduate institution. The New York Times had universities and colleges of "rising or established scholarship," and the college was included. The profile of the institutions in the New York Times were viable alternatives to Ivy League institutions and was selected as Hidden Ivies. Grinnell College has its athletic team and won against the University of Iowa in the first football game in Mississippi. The city has a large employing industry called Spaulding Manufacturing Company, and the owner began making spring wagons and carriages in the town. He added automobiles to the company's production line and remained the largest employer in the county.
It later competed with cheaper Ford automobile company making production cease in the Spaulding factory. The Iowa Transportation Museum and Spaulding Center for transportation also work in the company and many other employing industries, including JELD-WEN and Brownell's Regional Medical Center, Mutual Reinsurance Company, and Brownell's. The growing retirement communities in the city include Seeland Park and Mayflower community. The communities include duplexes and apartments, independent living, and assisted living accommodations. The Grinnell Area Arts Council supports many of the city's creative projects and includes the community band, various community theater plays, and a summer arts camp. In addition, the council offers various classes such as craft classes, theater classes, and language classes. It also supports events such as Music in the Park and the Turlach Ur bagpipe band. The Grinnell Arts Center is located in the renovated old library building and includes a small theater performance space on the top floor and a gallery on the main floor.
Schools in the Community
The city has several architectural landmarks, including the Merchants' National Bank and the Ricker House. Grinnell-Newburg Community School District serves the city's residents, and the schools include Fairview Elementary School, Davis School, Bailey Park Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Central Iowa Christian School, Grinnell College, and Iowa Valley Community College. Avas Flowers delivers to the schools in the city, and kindly visit our website for more information.
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