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William Henry Harrison Trail newspapers clippings circa 1930-1950s

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI OBC005 (Text) 500198-987113 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 oversize folder

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2006/04 by Benjamin Clark. Finding aid updated 2015/11/04 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection contains various newspaper clippings related to the history of Sullivan, Fountain, Tippecanoe, Vermillion, and Knox counties.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: William Henry Harrison Trail Newspapers Clippings, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: Sullivan County was settled in 1817 and was named for General Daniel Sullivan, who was killed during the American Revolution. Fountain County was organized in 1826 and named for Major James Fountain who was killed in the Battle of Maumee in 1790. Tippecanoe County was organized in 1826 and named after the Tippecanoe River. Likewise, Vermillion County was named after a river, but was organized in 1824. Knox County was organized in 1790 and named for General Henry Knox, who served as an artillery officer during the American Revolution and as Secretary of War from 1785-1795. These counties were all traversed by the military expedition of General William Henry Harrison in 1811. In 1957, an act made these areas the William Henry Harrison Trail district.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: William Henry Harrison Trail (Ind.)
Sullivan County (Ind.) > History.
Fountain County (Ind.) > History.
Tippecanoe County (Ind.) > History.
Vermillion County (Ind.) > History.
Knox County (Ind.) > History.
Genre: Clippings

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