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Historical Tidbits
Historical Tidbits
Information from the Virginia Hanson Special Collections
Logan Chapter - Service Star Legion
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The Service Star Legion was a veteran's service organization in the early part of the 20th Century. This plaque hung in the entryway of the old library building, located at 90 North 100 East. The Gold Star Boys were those who were slain while serving this country in World War I.

It now hangs in the Virginia Hanson Special Collections room. It is not only an important part of the library's history but also of our city.

This year we celebrate a century since Armistice Day, the treaty which ended the "Great War". There are a variety of community events being planned to celebrate this important point in history. Contact the Information Desk beginning in September to learn more.

Other Logan residents which died in World War I:

  • LaVon R. Hickman
  • Alma L. Larsen
  • Thomas H. Rowe
  • Malverne H. Toombs

~ Jason, Special Collections Librarian

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Past Tidbits

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Historic Photos
A collection of historic photos of Logan.

Photo Title Description
Robert S. Campbell

Third mayor of Logan, Utah. This is a photograph taken from a collection of former mayor photographs which is hanging in Logan City Hall. Click here for more information.

Picture ID: 6L

Source: Logan Library Photo Collection-People
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More Historic Photos Other Digital Projects

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Online Resources
Featured databases and websites

Databases

HeritageQuest
Read over 28,000 genealogy and local history ebooks, U.S. census records, Revolutionary War service records, and more.
FAQ Provided by Pioneer
Logan Library Digital Projects
Includes a growing collection of photographs, abstracts, newspapers, and more - a constantly growing collection on the history of Cache Valley.

Websites

  • Logan Newspapers - Historical newspapers resources available for Logan, Utah, including digital records and newspaper abstracts.
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More Links

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  • Center Street - East from Main
    Center Street - East from Main
  • Oregon Shortline Train
    Oregon Shortline Train

  • "Pathfinder" Touring car
  • Woodruff School
    Woodruff School
  • Traveling Stage Show
    Traveling Stage Show

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Mayors of Logan

William B. Preston
2nd Mayor of Logan

William B. Preston Dates in Office: 1870-1882
Terms in Office: 3
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From Logan's History

1975

~ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints sold the LDS Regional Hospital in Logan to Intermountain Health Care.