On Wednesday, May 6th Higley Mansion hosted its 8th annual hat show. This years theme was “The Fabulous Forties” and was presented by Vintage Hat Shows own Heather Edgington!
Abiel and Prudence Higley were early settlers to the Cedar Rapids area. They came first to Marion in 1841 and then moved to Cedar Rapids in 1842. Abiel died in 1842 leaving the widow Prudence with four sons and two daughters. Their sons, Henry, Harvey, Mortimer and Wellington were instrumental in the commercial and residential […]