MAGNOLIA, is the county seat [Harrison County, Iowa] situated in the central portion of the county, nine miles from the Missouri River, and on the stage route from Council Bluffs to Sioux City. It has two churches, Congregational and Methodist, and Magnolia Lodge, No. 126, A. F. & A. M., also two general stores, one flour mill, one saw mill, one woolen factory and one tannery.
The Harrison county Union is published weekly by William F. Benjamin. Population 300, of township 800. (Hair's Iowa State Gazetteer..., 1865)
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