A Family and Community History of Connersville and Fayette County, Indiana

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8.5 x 11 Hardcover
360 Pages

In Celebration of Fayette County's Bicentennial in 2013

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 A Family and Community History of Connersville and Fayette County, Indiana

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In celebration of the Bicentennial, A Family and Community History of Connersville and Fayette County, Indiana book documents and preserves the rich heritage of Connersville and Fayette County, Indiana. This special limited-edition hardbound book includes a family biography chapter, a history chapter, plus separate patron chapters for churches, schools, clubs/organizations, and businesses that preserve their histories. In addition, the book includes information about civic celebrations, social events, former businesses, and hundreds of photographs


Topics include:
- Government, commerce, townships, horses-to-horsepower, cemeteries, transportation, sports, fun times, recreation, natural disaster, memories and listing of those who fought for our freedom (which list WWI veterans, WWII Veterans, Korean War Veterans and Vietnam Veterans)
- Memories include Great Depression recollections by those from Fayette County.
- Natural Disasters include Blizzard of 1978, floods, ice storms and tornadoes.
- Transportation includes Auburn Automobiles, Cord Automobiles, Lexington Automobiles, McFarlan and also life with the railroads, Interurban and Amtrak.
- Townships include, Columbia, Connersville, Fairview, Harrison, Jackson, Jennings, Orange, Posey, Waterloo
- Map of downtown Connersville in 1963
- List of mayors from 1869-2011
- List of Fire Chiefs from 1935 and accounts of major fires
- List of Past Park Superintendents from 1948 - present
- List of Police Chiefs starting in 1905
- List of Sheriff's starting in 1902
- List of Postmasters since 1818
- Story behind the Fayette County courthouse
** Book is in conjunction with the bicentennial in 2013.

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ISBN 978-1-934729-96-0
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