Discover the Monroe County and Noble County Ohio of yesteryear in this NEW 8.5" x 11" booklet, an excerpt from History of Southeastern Ohio and the Muskingum Valley, a rare history originally published in 1928 by S.J. Clarke Publishing Co. of Chicago. The 53 page spiral bound booklet is printed on 60# bond paper with the front cover protected with a vinyl sheet. Some of the topics included are: Monroe County -- Prehistoric Evidence; Indians; County formations; Early Settlers; Heroic Father Tisher; Henry Howe's 1846 visit; Oil Wealth; Agriculture; Schools; Telephone History; Population; County Officers; Woodfield; Noble County -- Lack of Prehistoric Mounds and Indians; Delays over County Organization; Long List of signers; Ezra McKee and Samuel McGarry; Sarahsville first county seat; Noble's First Court; County Seat War; Officers without Offices; Caldwell; County Buildings; Pioneering Days; Summerfield Founded; Road building, postmaster, villages; Sharon College; "Calico" Railroad; Ohio's only narrow guage railroad; Caldwell;s Great Soldier's Reunion; John Gray, a soldier under Washington; Private James Dalzell; World War I killed; Oil and Salt; Banks; Underground Railroad; Newspapers and Schools; and other items of interest. Illustrations include: St. Sylvester's Catholic Church in Woodsfield, Monroe County Courthouse, Noble County Courthouse, Noble County Infirmary, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Brookfield Township, and Old Summerfield Schoolhouse.
Monroe and Noble Counties(USA Series), OH
Sources: History of Monroe and Noble Counties Ohio USA; History of Southeastern Ohio and the Muskingum Valley
Authors: Mary L. Geiffs
Original Publication Year: 1928
Original Publisher: S.J. Clarke Publishing Co.
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