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In the spirit of full disclosure, the author of this book is a cousin. That said, Lost Butler County offers a unique look at the ghost towns of this Iowa county, and makes the reader wonder about the invisible history that may lurk in his or her own community. Well researched and packed with interesting facts.
Linda is a native Iowan and remains in Iowa by choice. When the family moved to her current location, she began researching her genealogy. She was shocked to discover she was descended from the founder of the town. Ten years ago she joined with others to start a Historical Society and was elected president. She began researching parts of the town's history, and wrote about it. A publisher approach ...moreMore about Linda Betsinger McCann...