1913 History of Carroll County


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Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Carroll County, Illustrated

Edited by Newton Bateman, LL. D., Paul Selby, A. M., & Charles L. Hostetter

Published by Munsell Publishing Co., Chicago 1913

This is the Index from Vol. II

CHAPTER I: Physical Characteristics of Carroll County.  (pgs. 617-626)

bulletWestern Boundary
bulletMagnificent Trees
bulletDyson's Lake
bulletDrainage Ditch
bulletApple River
bulletRush Creek
bulletRidge Road
bulletThe Pecatolikee
bulletThe Waukarusa
bulletSavanna Ridge Road
bulletJohnson Creek
bulletFirst County Ditch
bulletFlowing Wells
bulletHigh Hill
bulletLead Mines
bulletIron Mines
bulletCoalite Mines
bulletIndian Mounds
bulletMr. Pidgeon's Work
bulletTraditions of De-Coo-Dah
bulletPlum River Indian Mounds
bulletArnold's Grove Indian Mounds
bulletMounds in Mount Carroll Township
bulletYork Township Mounds
bulletStone Relics
bulletThe Dalles of the Waukarusa
bulletThe Prairie

CHAPTER II: Historical Sketch of Carroll County, as delivered by Hon. James Shaw, at Lanark, Illinois, on July 4, 1876 at a Fourth of July Celebration There Held and Old Settlers Meeting. (pgs. 627-651)

bulletAncient Ownership
bulletNorthwestern Territory
bulletJo Daviess County
bulletSavanna First Town
bulletNew County Officers
bulletCounty Commissioners Court
bulletFirst Circuit Court Held in the County
bulletRemoval of County Seat From Savanna
bulletCourt House Built
bulletMembers of the Legislature
bulletEarly Settlements
bulletFirst Settlement in Carroll County
bulletSavanna Settled
bulletFirst School House
bulletFirst Trail
bulletTavern Rates
bulletCherry Grove Settlement
bulletElkhorn Grove Settlement
bulletMarking the Way
bulletYork Township Early Settlers
bulletHow They Came
bulletYork Township Named
bulletPreston Prairie and Mount Carroll Settlements
bullet1937 Original Mill Company Formed
bulletFirst Religious Meeting
bulletThe Mill Company
bulletStag Point
bulletFirst School
bulletFirst Mail
bulletThe Seminary
bulletThe Academy
bulletEarly Settlement in Wysox
bulletA Pioneer Lost
bulletJumping a Claim
bulletShelving Rock Shanty
bulletInventive Genius
bulletNames of Places
bulletStraddle Creek
bulletEarly Settlement
bulletAgricultural Society
bulletEarly Premiums Awarded
bulletMagnitude (1876)
bulletWar Record

CHAPTER III: The Pioneers, Where They Came From, and How They Got Here. (pgs 651-665)