Hancock County, Indiana

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Over the past one hundred years, Hancock County,Indiana has experienced much growth and change.This extensive photographic essay compiled by Joseph L. Skvarenina chronicles the years from 1880 to the present, providing the reader with a visual viewpoint of local heritage, culture, and institutions. Using over two hundred photographs from both private and public archives, Hancock County, Indiana offers the reader an opportunity to journey down the dusty roads of the past, revisiting the rich traditions of the community that have made it unique in the annals of Indiana history.Many of these images, which have never been publishedbefore, illustrate significant moments from HancockCounty's history, including scenes of schools, churches, natural and man-made disasters, small towns, and armed conflict. Enhanced by informative text, the images included in this book truly capture the spirit of the people of Hancock County.
ISBN: 9780738590110
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Indiana
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author Joseph L. Skvarenina is a resident of Greenfield and serves as president of the Hancock County Historical Society. This book allows longtime residents, newcomers, and interested observers alike to meet and remember Hancock County with pride. Teaching us about the past and inspiring stories of days gone by, this book will undoubtedly become a treasured addition to the personal libraries of residents and visitors for years to come.