Histories Directory

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                                                                                                                                         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 Mt. Pleasant - 1868
An Iowa Fugitive Slave Case - 1850
  Mt. Pleasant's First City Election - 1851 Brief History of Mt. Pleasant, 1869
Flint River Company of 1850 (Newsletters)   Mt. Pleasant - 1856 Salem Beginnings
1870   School Histories  
From -  Combination Atlas Map of Henry County, Iowa   History of Howe's Academy Saunders School History
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."
Bystander Notes  
1879 Mt. Pleasant City 1879 Tippecanoe Township Mount Pleasant Businesses - 1881 The Old Courthouse
1879 Baltimore Township 1879 Canaan Township "Tight Bark" Schoolhouse and Meeting Place "A Visit to the County Home"
1879 Center Township 1879 Marion Township Mt. Pleasant College Institute and Military Highways Brief History of Mt. Pleasant News
1879 Wayne Township 1879 Jefferson Township Goodbye to the Horse and Buggy Days September 1939
1879 Trenton Township 1879 Scott Township Tracy & Cole's Ponds / History of Ice Trade Boulder Lake at Cedar Croft
1879 Salem Township 1879 New London Township History of Marion Township Chestnut Street
Portrait and Biographical Album of Henry County, Iowa.
Chicago: Acme  Publishing Company, 1888. Online source link.
History of Pleasant Lawn Community
(Wesley-Ebenezer Neighborhood)
Cholera Hill Cemetery and Cholera Epidemic of June 1851
Agricultural Science Mt. Pleasant Stone Work at the State Hospital
Biographical Organization Various Histories  
Courts and Bar The Press 1882 Iowa Old Settler's Reunion Midwest Old Settlers and Threshers Show
Early Settlements Townships Harlan Home A Lincoln Pole Raising
Educational War for the Union Henry County and It's Courthouses The Coleman Road Story
Insane Asylum   History of the K-Line Train 1881 ~ 1932 National Register of Historic Places
The Courts and Legal Profession of IOWA
Agency Road, Established in 1841 Underground Railroad in Henry County
Henry County History and Biographies      

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