A Brief History of Shelby County Indiana

A Brief History of Shelby County Indiana

by Julie Young


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Shelby County, Indiana, was established by pioneers who carved a path enabling future generations to create cities, towns and other communities that remain a testament to the quiet strength and character of a people steeped in the core values that define America. These are the people who worked diligently, possessed vision and farmed the land that fed a nation. Join author Julie Young as she celebrates the history of these sturdy people and their community on the outskirts of the Capital City, where the American dream was created.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781540234773
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 03/03/2010
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 7

Introduction 9

1 Opening the Wilderness 13

2 Shelbyville: Pride in Progress 21

3 Transactions and Transportation 47

4 Jacket Country 87

5 The Camp Atterbury Connection 87

6 Fairland and Boggstown 91

7 Unincorporated Communities 101

8 Famous Shelby County Residents 121

9 Shelby County Today 137

Conclusion 155

Bibliography 157

About the Author 159

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