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Book: Our Westfield 1834-1984


 A History of Westfield and Washington Township. 1834-1984 


With stories from Westfield, Joiletville, Hortonville, Eagletown, Lamong

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Subject
Title Page
Preface
My Home Town
Sesquibration Committee
Special Days
PART I HISTORY
The First Settlement
The Underground Railroad
Centennial Celebration
Quiet Old Westfield
Jabez Neal
Methodist Church
Friends Meeting
Wesleyan Methodist Church
Union Friends Church
New Churches
Churches of the Township
Union High School
Cemeteries of Washington Township
The First Telephone Company
Post Office
District Schools
Westfield’s Only Saloon
Acorn Farm Camp
Fire Department
Lodges
McMullan Funeral Home
Eagletown
Union Bible Seminary
Ladies Clubs
Monday Afternoon Club
Outlook Club
Jolietville
Black Heritage in Westfield
Doctors
Home Economics Clubs
Chautauqua Program 1914
Subject Page
Anti-Slavery Friends
Newspapers
Lions Club
The Orphanage
Agriculture
Conservative Friends
Town Officers
Eagletown Christian Academy
Businesses in Westfield
Some Township Businesses
Westfield Public Schools
A.P.Howe
Banks
Kiwanis Club
Interesting Architecture
The Dismal Swamp
Early Roads
Eckert’s Antiques
Chamber of Commerce
Town Flag
PART II — REMINISCENCES
The Baldwin Cabin
Some Ackerson Recollections
The Mendenhall Family
Birds of Washington Township
Camilla
Death of the Last Civil War Veteran
An Ideal Place to Live
Honor Roll — 1950
Byford F. Inman
Tribute to Dr. J.N. Daniels
Excitement at the Regal Store
Dr. Robert Andry
The Gay 90’S in Westfield
James Whitcomb Riley in Town
His First Date
Claude 0. Bowers
Epworth League — igo
Nels Phelps, Barber
A Typical Day
Old Settlers at Eagletown
Memories

Details:
$30
8.5"x 11" - hardcover book
196 pages
Many photographs

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Edited by
Leanna K Roberts
Stuart M Neal
Byron O Barker
Joseph G. Roberts

ART ILLUSTRATIONS BY
Don Cooper
Steven Edwards
William Stubbs
Published by Image Builders/Rowland Printing Co., Inc Noblesville, Indiana
Art Direction: Sandy Kincaid, Art & Design, Tipton, Indiana
Original Printing 1984
Reprinted 1997

The sale income of this item will be shared between the WWHS and the Hamilton County Historical Society
 
Our Westfield

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