"Laona residents and researchers now have a fantastic online resource available to them highlighting the
early history of the Laona area. www.laonahistory.com is maintained by John Irish and features a
collection of personal accounts, newspaper articles, and photos depicting the people and places of
early Laona. Currently this web site consists of over 95 pages and more than 520 images. The site is
designed to function as a “Community Scrapbook” highlighting early history in the Laona area."
Forest County Historical Society Newsletter - Summer 2008