The Wabash Valley Remembers, Terre Haute Indiana History, 1938, Vintage Book

150 Years of Pioneer History 1787-1938, Hardcover, 1st Edition, Historic Photos

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The Wabash Valley Remembers: A Chronicle One Hundred and Fifty Years of Pioneer History 1787 - 1938 (Indiana History) - no author stated, published by the Terre Haute Northwest Territory Celebration Committee, 1938, 1st Edition, unpaged - 125 pages, oversize - 9" x 12 1/4", illustrated with numerous historical B&W photos & drawings of residents, businesses, schools, & area scenes.

Some Topics include: (1) The Heritage of the Wabash; (2) William Henry Harrison; (3) Zachary Taylor; (4) Historic Old Fort Harrison; (5) The Colorful Progress of Vigo County; (6) Pioneer Teachers & Schools of Terre Haute; (7) A Century of Kindly Courteous Service - Isaac Ball; (8) Saint Mary-of-the-Wood College; (9) Chauncey Rose; (10) Terre Haute House Celebrates Centennial; (11) Paul Dresser; (12) The House that Hulman Built; (13) The Oldest Bank in Terre Haute; (14) Historical Outline of Wallpaper Industry; (15) Agriculture an Important Factor in the Development of Terre Haute & the Wabash Valley; (16) History of the Gas Company & History of Indiana Gas & Chemical Co.; and much more

This is a hardcover book with decorative leather-like cover - picturing portraits of Wm. M. Harrison & Zachary Taylor and blind-stamped Historic Old Fort Harrison in the center (no dust jacket as issued) in very good condition (minor edge wear; previous owner small inscription front endpaper). An uncommon title, and a nice addition for the area resident.

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