25 YEARS AGO
White County Snapshots from the Past
In October 1884, Miss Florence White, of Brookston, went to Logansport to stay with a family friend, Mattie Small. Miss White was pregnant, unmarried and ready to deliver her child.
William M. Kenton, son of Simon Kenton, erected the first White County jail on the east side of North Illinois Street in Monticello, close to the intersection of West Marion Street.
On Feb. 7, 1908 the town of Monticello was visited by a fire that wiped out almost half a block of the east side of North Main across from the courthouse.
Last week we shared information about Samuel A. Condo and his enterprise on West Marion Street. Without question Condo was quite the entrepreneur in blacksmithing, horseshoeing trade and farm …
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.