History of Manawa
Our community was officially adopted as Manawa in December 1874. The name Manawa was chosen from the actions of a local Winnebago Indian brove named “Manawa”. Manawa started out as logging community and converted to farming as the economy changed.
- Click here for some old pictures of Manawa.
- City of Manawa’s website has some old pictures too.
- Manawa origin by Richard L. Dieterle