Histories Directory

"Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both."  

                                                                                                                                         Wright Mills


1846   Town Histories  
Henry County from 1846 "A Glimpse of Iowa"   A Bit of Rome History Mt. Pleasant - 1857
1850   Abandoned Towns, Villages and Post Offices of Henry County Brief History of Mt. Pleasant, 1869
An Iowa Fugitive Slave Case - 1850
  Mt. Pleasant's First City Election - 1851 Salem Beginnings
Flint River Company of 1850 (Newsletters)   Mt. Pleasant - 1856  
1870   School Histories  
From -  Combination Atlas Map of Henry County, Iowa   History of Howe's Academy Saunders School History
"The History of Henry County, Iowa.  Containing a History of the County, its Cities, Towns and Census."
Bystander Notes  
1879 Mt. Pleasant City 1879 Tippecanoe Township Mount Pleasant Businesses - 1881 The Old Courthouse
1879 Salem Township   "Tight Bark" Schoolhouse and Meeting Place "A Visit to the County Home"
Portrait and Biographical Album of Henry County, Iowa. Chicago: Acme  Publishing Company, 1888. Online source link.
Mt. Pleasant College Institute and Military Highways Brief History of Mt. Pleasant News
Agricultural Science Mt. Pleasant Goodbye to the Horse and Buggy Days September 1939
Biographical Organization Tracy & Cole's Ponds / History of Ice Trade Boulder Lake at Cedar Croft
Courts and Bar The Press History of Marion Township Chestnut Street
Early Settlements Townships History of Pleasant Lawn Community (Wesley-Ebenezer Neighborhood)
Educational War for the Union Cholera Hill Cemetery and Cholera Epidemic of June 1851
Insane Asylum   Various Histories  
    1882 Iowa Old Settler's Reunion Midwest Old Settlers and Threshers Show
    Harlan Home A Lincoln Pole Raising
    Henry County and It's Courthouses The Coleman Road Story
    History of the K-Line Train 1881 ~ 1932  

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