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1930's
The local high school basketball team was fast and would zip up and down the court. A local sports writer nicknamed them the Zippers and the name stuck. The school used the nickname until 2004-05 when it merged with Roseville and the new Monmouth-Roseville High School changed the nicknamed to the Titans.


1848
Birthplace of Wyatt Earp
The home is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places
See pictures and information about Earp at this page

This page is for perpetual written accounts of historical events that have occurred in the city. Anyone who feels they have pertinent information may submit it. This includes all people in or out of Monmouth and could involve any interested adults or children with events or items that are of interest. Items may be submitted for publication on this page where they will remain as part of a historical archive for the city. Items of interest may include noteworthy events, special events of historical importance, information about area growth that pertains to the history of the city, and other pertinent notes. We hope to establish a large data base of information about the history of each city. Historical Societies are encouraged to open their own page on Key to the City for more extensive historical information.


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