What's New

A link added on the site's landing page (first page) linking to a story about the Larrabee family contribution to and participation in the first Iowa - Nebraska football game in 1891. (1/15/16)

A new tidbit added to Governor Larrabee's bio here to view. (4/3/15)

Additional history for Charles Larrabee here to view. (3/3/11).

New family pictures loaded to the Miscellaneous Pictures page (Infant twins James/Janet and Lillian/Charlotte with James/Janet) here to view. (4/6/2010).

A couple broken links deleted on the Contact/Linkes page. (2/8/2010).

New pictures loaded to the Spring/Summer seasonal view here to view. (6/11/09).

Added additional bio info for Julia & pictures about the Love's donations to University Nebraska Click here to view. (1/15/09).

Added picture of Elnore & Janet raising a flag on VJ Day (3/6/09).

Added pictures of Anna's and Augusta's headstones at God's Acre Cemetary in Clermont (1/30/09).

Added picture of James & Elnore to Miscellaneous Pictures Page Click here to view. (1/15/09).

Added more of Nadine's pictures to the Spring/Summer page Click here to view. (5/21/07).

Added a picture of Anna playing the organ. Click here to view. Added a picture of Augusta's room to her bio page Click here to view.(10/23/06).

Added room pictures to the building's page. Click here to view.(10/23/06).

Added Autumn pictures" Click here to view. (10/18/06).

Added Spring/Early summer pictures and a "Season Page" Click here to view. (6/3/06).

Added a couple new anecdotes to Governor William's bio page. Click here to view. (5/15/06).

Added a couple pictures of Montauk & Grounds in winter. Taken by Nadine West, Montauk staff. Click here to view. (12/06/05).

Added miscellaneous text to William's bio page, Mrs Larrabee's page, and the Montauk info page. Obtained from the 1Q1998 issue of "Midwest Streams, Trails & Tales" Click here to view. (10/11/05).

Added a picture of the "Larrabee School" donated to Clermont in 1913 - accessed via biography of Governor Larrabee's bio page. Click here to view. (04/11/05).

Added a copy of James Larrabee's Bronze Star citation accessed through the military history page. Click here to view. Added brief military history of Bruce Larrabee. (03/09/05).

Added a copy of Frederic's last Will and Testament to his bio page. Click here to view. (03/07/05).

Added picture to Military History page. Picture of James Frank Jr's swearing in ceremony to the US Army in 1940. Click here to view. (03/06/05).

Added narrative to the Montauk page and Anna Matilda's page obtained from the Spring 2004 issue of "Iowa Heritage Illustrated". (12/3/04).

Added narrative to practically all pages from addition information obtained from the Spring 2004 issue of "Iowa Heritage Illustrated". Plus new pictures added to "Miscellaneous" page and a picture of Helen added to her page. (12/1/04).

Added information on Mayflower Pilgrim ancestors and reorganized military history, royal ancestors, and Pilgrims onto one page.(10/20/04).

Added new data to the "Military Service" page.(7/15/04).

Added more detail about William Jr's biography and his wife Lillian Inglis.(6/30/04).

Added a brief summary of the military service of ancestors - added to the "Family History" page.(6/22/04).

One picture of Anna Matilda added to her bio page.(6/7/04).

One picture of Anna Matilda added to her bio page.(3/15/04).

Three pictures added to the Miscellaneous Pictures page - a group shot of William's 4 daughters, a shot of Augusta's wedding party, and James in Army uniform. A picture of Anna was added to her bio page and a picture of James Jr added to his.(3/11/04).

Miscellaneous text added to ancestors on the William Larrabee Family History pages. (1/30/04).

Text added (to "Royals" page) identifying the most ancient ancestor of the Larrabee clan - Nicanor, King of Sicamber who died about 169 BC. (12/24/03).

Miscellaneous biographical text added to Frederic, Helen, and Charles. (10/16/03)

Nothing really new - pictures rearranged to more closely follow page organization. (10/14/03)

A picture of a youthful Anna Matilda Appelman added to her biography page (under "Family History"). (9/16/03)

Pictures of Montauk's grounds added (Montauk History) as well as two family group shots (Misc Photos) taken at Montauk during the Centennial celebration. (6/27/03)

A "primitive" Bulletin Board was added to the Contact Us/Links page. (6/26/03)

New pictures added to the miscellaneous picture page and 2 new pictures of Governor Larrabee added to the "Family History" page and his biography page. (6/24/03)

Miscellaneous text added to the history pages of Montauk and William Sr. (5/19/03)

Family picture added to "Misc Pictures" .. William Jr's great-grand kids circa 1954. (5/7/03)

Added links of interest to the "Contact Us/Links page and Governor William Larrabee's biography page. (4/30/03)

Added a link to the Clermont, Iowa municipal site's schedule of events for the Centennial Celebration. (4/21/03)

Added a link to the Clermont, Iowa municipal site on the Contact/Link page (3/6/03)

Added information to the Centennial Information page access from the mainpage (1/20/2003)

Added information on Charles' wife and wedding date.

New pictures of Augusta's Wedding added to her bio page under "Family History".  or Click Here (7/31/02)

New Picture added to Miscellaneous Pictures page - group shot of the Governor's children - circa 1878-1880 (7/31/02)

A brief biography of David Henderson added. Link added to the information about the 2003 Centennial   or Click Here (5/8/02)

A brief history of Senator JP Dolliver added. He was brother-in-law of Augusta Larrabee. Link added to the information about the 2003 Centennial   or Click Here (4/17/02)

Added information about George Bissell's statue of Lincoln to the information about the 2003 Centennial Celebration   or Click Here (4/9/02)

Expanded information about the Centennial Celebration planned for June of 2003.   or Click Here (4/3/02)

Added a short biography about Mary Dyer, hung for being a Quaker in 1660 Boston. Link added to "Appelmann Genealogy" accessed from the "Family History" page or Click Here (3/22/02)

Information about a Centennial Celebration to be held at Montauk in the summer of 2003. Link added to Main Page (3/8/02)

New Pictures added to "Miscellaneous Picture" page. (1/7/02)

New Pictures added to "Miscellaneous Picture" page. (12/30/01)

I reformatted the Miscellaneous Picture page. (12/14/01)

A new picture added to the "Miscellaneous Pictures" page - Anna on her horse "Lady" (12/14/01)

Text added to Anna's brief Bio (12/13/01)

Anna's picture on the Family page replaced with an older version - her age is unknown. (12/9/01)

New pictures added to the Miscellaneous pictures page. (11/25/01)

Information on Hugh Capet, King of France added to the "Royals" page. Other Polish & Swedish Royals added as well. (11/21/01)

A picture of Augusta's wedding added to Miscellaneous pictures page (7/3/01)

A different picture of Augusta added to Family History page (7/3/01)

Information added regarding some of the artwork shown in Montauk (added 7/2/01)

Miscellaneous date/location additions and corrections (6/28/01)

A new link added to the Contact/Links page. Information and history on significant CT towns (6/13/01)

Some Pilgrim information added to Anna Appelmann's genealogy (6/4)

A couple new royals added to the list.

Pictures of Anna Matilda Appelmann, Charles, and Frederic added to the "Family History" page. Misc picture added to "Miscellaneous Picture" page

Miscellaneous text and picture added to "Site History"

Miscellaneous text added to the Governor's biography on the "Family History" page

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