25 YEARS AGO
White County Snapshots from the Past
In June 1834, a little steamboat called the Republican advertised that it would leave the wharf at Lafayette and go up the Wabash to Logansport. The captain of the Republican was Capt. Towe.
During construction of Monticello’s City Hall, Monticello High School’s third floor was consumed by fire. From a financial viewpoint, the City Hall building couldn’t have come at a more inoppo…
Bernard Gilbin Smith was born Feb. 19, 1838, in Virginia and, as a young boy, came to White County with his parents Nov. 22, 1846. His parents were natives of Harrison County, Va., and settled…
As a kid in Monticello who lived in town, I was fortunate to have a classmate named Tim Bernfield as a friend. He introduced me to life on the farm.
Today’s column, like several that I have on file, isn’t exactly as complete as I would like. What you are about to read focuses on an interesting murder in Reynolds.
One of the first results of commercial organization in Monticello was the location of the Chicago Thread Manufacturing company in the fall of 1906.