Shelby  County,  Indiana

Historical  Articles

A thumb-nail sketch of  Shelby Co's earliest days, written by Melinda M. Weaver.
Airports and Aviation
Archaelogical finds of Shelby County (over 500 pictures)
Businesses and trades of Shelby County
          Banking Industry
          Blacksmiths and Ferriers
          Clothing / Shoe Stores
          Funeral Homes,  Undertakers  and  Stonemasons
          Furniture Industry
          Ice Industry
         Kennedy Car Liner
         Mills:   Bailey's,  Conger's,  Hanover,  Kent & Seynour,  Red,  Shelby Flour,  Star,  Swain's
          Morristown Canning Company
         Shelbyville Business Directory, late 1880's
          Tailors, Milliners, Weavers, etc.
Churches of Shelby County, Indiana.
Civil War
Directories & Gazeteers:
          1860-1861 City Directory,  Shelbyville, Indiana
          1864 St Paul Business Directory
          1892-93 Colored Persons
          1892-93 Morristown
          Clery's Rural Directory, 1918-1920
Earliest Settlers (1821)
Fairgrounds, Shelby Co IN
Fraternal Orders & Clubs:
          Freemasonry,  Elks
          Daughters of Rebekah, McQuiddy Lodge;  Kiowa Council, Degree of Pocahontas
          German Benevolent Society
          Literary Societies
Odd Fellows,   Knights of Labor;  Eastern Star, A.O.U.W.;  Tribe of Ben-Hur
          GAR,  Grand Army of the Republic
          Knights of St. John,  William Tell Commandery No. 178
"From an Old Setler [sic] of Jackson Tp.," by James Clarke, written in 1876
Gordon Children's Home
History of Shelby County, Indiana:  1822-1876,  by a Committee of Citizens
History of Shelby Co, IN
Indianapolis' (Marion Co) early history; our northwest neighbor
Landmarks of Shelby Co, Indiana, past and present
Legal System
Medicine / Physicians
          Hord Sanitarium
          Major Hospital
Military Articles
Music and Entertainment
Newspapers through the years
Post offices of Shelby County Indiana.
Public Utilities
Public Welfare
Roads and Bridges
The railroads through Shelby County Indiana.
Rush Co, IN, Early Circuit Court, Rush Co, IN (Brant & Fuller, 1888)
Rush Co, IN,  Church histories,  Old Settlers Meeting
Salvation Army
Towns and Townships
Unions:  United Order of Workingmen
27th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment (Civil War).
A Pioneer Wedding.

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