Indiana--Pioneer life; Indiana--Soldiers and sailors--War of 1812; Pigeon Roost massacre, 1812;
Narrative history of Indiana from the French colonization to early statehood. Individual chapter topics include: schools, animals, Internal improvements, the underground railroad, and the mound builders.
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana. Headlines: Harding Funeral To Be Held Today; Rural Carriers to Hold Annual Picnic; Memorial Services Friday Afternon; $5000 Demanded In Black Mail Letter; World Mourns; Local Doings
On March 28, 1896 at St. Louis, a great, black cloud loomed menacingly over the city. The "City of Monroe" chanced to be moored at the Anchor Line wharf-boat, ready to start on her regular trip to New Orleans. She was heavily laden with freight...