Morgan County

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Overview
Based solely on vintage postcards, this important new book is a unique addition to the small number of works devoted to the history of Morgan County. Captured here in more than 220 commercially produced and personal real-photo postcards is a chronicle of the past 100 years in Martinsville (the county seat), Mooresville, Morgantown, Waverly, and other communities that have been imprinted on the local landscape. This visual record showcases the people, neighborhoods, schools, businesses, recreation sites, and events that shaped Morgan County—including the famous mineral water sanitariums, landmark buildings and bridges, favorite fishing holes and resorts, and disasters such as the 1913 flood of the White River.
Details
ISBN: 9780738551203
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: Indiana
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Joanne Raetz Stuttgen is a folklorist and cultural resources specialist active in local history research and historic preservation. Curtis Tomak, an archaeologist with the State of Indiana, is an avid collector of vintage postcards and local memorabilia.