Histories Directory

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

                                                                                                                                         Wright Mills

Collections Town/Township Histories Bystander Notes Various Histories
Henry County from 1846 "A Glimpse of Iowa"

An Iowa Fugitive Slave Case - 1850
Flint River Company of 1850 (Newsletters)
Free Territory Meeting, 1854

Combination Atlas Map of Henry County, Iowa
Woman's Suffrage Convention, June 1870

A. T. Andreas Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Iowa, 1875.
Henry Co. history portion

"The History of Henry County, Iowa. 
Containing a History of the County, its Cities, Towns and Census."
1879 Mt. Pleasant City
1879 Baltimore Township
1879 Center Township
1879 Wayne Township
1879 Trenton Township
1879 Salem Township
1879 Tippecanoe Township
1879 Canaan Township
1879 Marion Township
1879 Jefferson Township
1879 Scott Township
1879 New London Township

Portrait and Biographical Album of Henry County, Iowa.

Chicago: Acme  Publishing Company, 1888.

Agricultural Science
Courts and Bar
Early Settlements
Insane Asylum
Mt. Pleasant
The Press
War for the Union
Online source link.

The Courts and Legal Profession of IOWA
Henry County History and Biographies
Mount Pleasant City Council Meeting Minutes -
1851, 1857, 1858, 1858-1859, 1860, 1863-1883

Shrewd Duck Letter

National Register of Historic Places
Abandoned Towns, Villages and Post Offices of Henry County

Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant in 1843
Mt. Pleasant's First City Election - 1851
Mt. Pleasant - 1856
Mt. Pleasant - 1857
Mt Pleasant - 1865
Mt. Pleasant - 1868
Brief History of Mt. Pleasant, 1869
Mt. Pleasant History, 1870
Our Local Editor Takes a Walk. December 1894
Our Local Editor Takes a Walk. January 1895

Brief History of Mt. Pleasant News 1892

Salem Beginnings
Salem (Iowa) News Items

Baltimore Twp
Baltimore Township History

Marion Twp
History of Marion Township

A Bit of Rome History

Winfield Brick and Tile Works, 1882-1957
"Tight Bark" Schoolhouse and Meeting Place

Mt. Pleasant College Institute and Military Highways

Cholera Hill Cemetery and Cholera Epidemic of June 1851

Chestnut Street

Van Allen Tract

1870 Rural Schools, Churches, Post Offices

Mount Pleasant Businesses - 1881

Tracy & Cole's Ponds / History of Ice Trade

Boulder Lake at Cedar Croft

Ghost at the Old Mill

Saunders Grove Improvements, 1915

Notes June 1923

The Old Courthouse

History of Pleasant Lawn Community
(Wesley-Ebenezer Neighborhood)

Stone Work at the State Hospital

Notes regarding Rev. Henry Clay Dean

Arson at King's Hardware Store - 1930

Goodbye to the Horse and Buggy Days

"A Visit to the County Home"

Notes September 1939
Reminiscences by P.C. Tiffany, 1899
Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four
Part Five
Part Six

Agency Road, Established in 1841

Cholera in Henry County 1851

Underground Railroad in Henry County

Miscellaneous Notes 1869-1875

1882 Iowa Old Settler's Reunion

Midwest Old Settlers and Threshers Show

Mills Along Big Creek

Harlan Home

Henry County and It's Courthouses

Henry Co. Mutual Ins. List of Losses, 1910-1911

History of the K-Line Train 1881 ~ 1932

McLeran Music Store, Mt Pleasant

History of Public Library, 1928

Excerpt from: A Sketch of the Life of James O. Vanorsdol

Sketches of Henry Co History
by Olive Cole Smith

A Lincoln Pole Raising

The Coleman Road Story

Drugs, Wall Paper, Paints, Glass, Soda Fountain.

1981 Henry County Highlights

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