Historical Sketches and Reminiscences of Madison County, Indiana: A detailed history of the early events of the pioneer settlement of the county and many happenings of recent years, as well as a complete history of each township, to which is added numerous incidents of a pleasant nature, in the way of reminiscences and laughable occurrences. - John L. Forkner and Byron H. Dyson. This is a painstakingly rendered and richly detailed history of Madison County, its individual townships, and the city of Anderson, the county seat. The authors' informative but casual tone infuses the text with a charming, fireside quality, endearing Madison County and its inhabitants to the reader. Biographical sketches cover notable county residents. A scarce and important local history publication on the Midwest. Original full name and subject index. The book is presented as graphic images, so the user sees the work just as it was originally published. It is intended to look and function very much like a "real" book. There is no electronic index, and there is no electronic text to search. However, numerous electronic bookmarks have been added which make it easy to move through the book. Image numbers will match the page numbers for all of the main text, as well as the index.
1897, (2004), paper, 1042 pp.