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1868 Poster Maps Available for Purchase

Poster maps show a city view of 1868 Waverly, Iowa, and are 15” (length) by 12” (height). They are $10 each. They will be provided in a cardboard tube and contain a summary about the practice of creating 19th century Bird’s Eye View maps. If the poster map is to be mailed, add $5.00 to the total. Order via check, cash, or money orders. If picking up a poster in person, a contact is listed on the order form.

Print, fill out and mail the order form to: City of Waverly, PO Box 616, Attn: Historic Preservation Commission, Waverly, IA  50677.

Additional information about the historic poster maps is available from any Historic Preservation Commissioner, the Waverly Chamber of Commerce, the Community Development Office at the City of Waverly, or the Waverly Public Library.

Historic Photos

Thanks to a collaboration between the Waverly Public Library and Fortepan Iowa at the University of Northern Iowa, the Waverly Historical Photo Collection is now digitized!  You can view, browse, and download high-resolution scans of over 3, 500 images that document the people and places of Waverly, starting in 1863.  

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Welcome to Waverly. Great schools. Diverse housing options. Robust job market. Top-flight indoor rec center. Outdoor recreation adventures of all kinds. Prestigious Wartburg College. And a safe and welcoming community of people who value the good life in a beautiful place.