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Looking Back, Abandoned Towns of Henry County, Iowa

This book is a historic overview of towns in Henry County, Iowa that have been abandoned or no longer exist. Towns covered in the book include: Baltimore, Bedford, Beery, Belfast, Boyleston, Cotton Grove, East Grove, Finis, Iristown/Woodlawn, Jefferson, Ketcham Switch/LaHoyt, McClureville, Merrimac, Rural, Stringtown/Traxler, Vega, Wayne, and Winona. It also covers abondoned historical places in Henry County, Iowa, including: Fish Creek Bridge (Tippecanoe Township), Round Barn (Jackson Township), Henry County Institue of Science (Trenton Township), and Whitter College (Salem Township). The book includes many historical stories and personal accounts, photos, and maps. Resource can be used with the following standards to further develop lessons: SS-Econ. 9-12.24 Iowa Impact Upon Economy and SS-Geo. 9-12.24 Iowa Influence Iowa Environment.
PrintGroup USA
Publishing Place
Mount Pleasant, IA
U.S. Chronology
Iowa History Eras
Iowa County
Early & Late Date
2000 to 2005