Childhood memories in the Mowry-Irvine Mansion

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Madelyn Irvine at the entrance of her childhood home, the Mowry-Irvine Mansion. Irvine gave the program about her childhood and home at the P.E.O. Chapter NU May meeting.

Marshalltown P.E.O. Chapter NU met at 1 p.m. on May 20 at the Mowry-Irvine Mansion. Sister Madelyn Irvine served as hostess for the afternoon and she gave the program “Reflections of My Childhood Home.”

She shared history dating back to 1875 about the home and her family. She told of her adventures as a child growing up in the neighborhood and recalled memories as a child in their home. Sisters then enjoyed touring the home and looking at many artifacts on display.

Serving on the tea committee was Hollis Cassidy and Debby McMullen Winch.