Orange County, Indiana collection
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Folder 2 includes the following histories: "A Brief History of the Public Buildings of Orange County, Indiana," compiled in 1916 by Jesse McCoy Trinkle, Deputy County Auditor; "Pioneer Orange County," a paper read before the Orange County Historical Society by Miss Jennie Throop in December 1921; "Orange County's First White Citizen: A Day, Devoted to His Memory," report from Orange County Historical Society meeting held on November 26, 1922; "A Brief History of North West Township, Orange County, Indiana," essay written by Mary E. Chaillaux in 1922 and a biography of Lt. Homer Chaillaux written by Chaillaux in 1923; and "Dedicatory Services of Jane Throop Alcove in Paoli Library," a report regarding the November 22, 1923 event.
Folder 3 includes additional histories compiled by Aaron Maris of Paoli, Indiana in the 1920s on topics that include the "First Schools of Paoli Township," "George Rogers Clark and His Capture of the Northwest," "Underground Railroad," "Friend (Quaker) Churches of Orange County," and his typewritten narrative regarding the early history of Orange County compiled in 1923 from material originally published in the 1884 Goodspeed Brothers and Company book History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties, Indiana. Also included is "Early Trails and Indian Treaties," a history by Alfred W. Bruner, first president of the Orange County Historical Society, and a three-page history of traces and roads compiled in 1924 by William Brooks, Sr. of Orleans, Indiana.
- circa 1887-1974
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[The Executive Committee of Orange County Historical Society.] Paoli Republican (Ind.), December 14, 1921. https://newspaperarchive.com/paoli-republican-dec-14-1921-p-1.
Orange County Historical Society. "A Brief History of Orange County,Indiana." Accessed August 26, 2021. https://www.historicorangecounty.org.
"Orange County Historical Society." French Lick Springs Valley Herald (Ind.), November 17, 1921. https://newspaperarchive.com/french-lick-springs-valley-herald-nov-17-1921-p-5.
0.03 Cubic Feet (3 folders)
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