Local History Resources Above, Lansing welcomes home World War I veterans in October 1919. Learn more about area WWI veterans in the PDF listed below. Below are links to sites and files—downloadable and searchable—created by library staff about the history of Lansing and the people who have lived here. 100 Years of American Legion Lansing Post 50. Mount Hosmer Veterans Memorial Park on Facebook PDF: The Tree and Thee by Adeline Bechtel Kerndt PDF: Alice in Iowa by Alice McGovern PDF: Lansing's WWI casualties and veterans PDF: Story of a Rivertown—Lansing, Iowa by William J. Burke PDF: Mary Lyons Siewers biography Other area resources The Allamakee County Historical Society in Waukon, Iowa, is open during the summer, featuring a museum of local memorabilia, copies of historic area newspapers and more.