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Dekalb County, Indiana (Postcard History Series)

Dekalb County, Indiana (Postcard History Series)

by John Martin Smith


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The fleeting scenes of the train depot in Ashley, the Auburn Hotel in Auburn, and the Thompson Opera House in Butler were captured on postcards sent or collected by DeKalb County's residents and visitors. Showcased here on over 200 vintage postcards and images is the history of DeKalb County.

Offering a unique visual history of the area through preserved one-cent postcards, this book portrays the socials, events, buildings, homes, and residents of a by-gone era from the towns of DeKalb County, including Corunna, Garrett, Spencerville, St. Joe, Waterloo, and many other small towns and rural areas.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738519173
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Series: Postcard History Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,171,039
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

John Martin Smith is a former president of the Indiana Historical Society and has been active in many historical endeavors in Northeastern Indiana. He is the author of several books with Arcadia Publishing, including Kendallville and Noble County, Angola and Steuben County, Auburn, and Allen County.

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