Redding Plat 1894

     The town of Redding was incorporated in 1882 but actually had a post office established there on August 30, 1855. In its prime, Redding recorded a population of more than 300. It had several churches, banks and other businesses common to towns.

    An article scanned from the Mt. Ayr Record-News about the Redding Bank Robbery

     Redding and Diagonal were two of the first towns in the state to get dial phone service. This was in 1968.

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