Merrick County's 100th Year: 1858-1958


Merrick County's 100th Year: 1858-1958

 Table of Contents

Chapter Page
In Recognition 1
How Merrick County Got Its "Shape" 2
Centennial Board's Directors & Committees 3
Chronology 9
PIONEERS: Some men that blazed the first trails in Merrick Co. 10-11
Extracurricular Activity: Sketches of some of the Merrick Co. Notables 12-18
Archer 19-21
Early Archer - Street Scenes 20
Other Archer Scenes 21
Central City 22-26
Central City Through the Years 23
Here and There - Across the Country 24
The Hord Home Ranch 25
Central City, 1958 26
Silver Creek 27-30
Around Town in Silver Creek 29
Indian Massacre of 1873 30
Memorial Monument at Silver Creek 30
Palmer 31-35
How One Man "Discovered" Gage Valley 32
First Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery 32
Scenes in and around Palmer 33
Newspapers Published in Palmer and other stories 34-35
Clarks 36-39
The Douglas Store at Clarks 37
The Calvil Hartwells and other scenes 37
The Emil Becker Family 39
Chapman 40-41
The Enoch Aurand Family 41
The School House 41
Other "Towns" of Merrick County 42
Churchs of Merrick County 43-56
Educational Development 57-65
Palmer Schools -- 1888-1958 63
Education in Central City 64
Archer Schools 65
Agricultural and Industrial Development 66-70
Then-and-Now (Collage of pictures) 70
Certificate Holders of Merrick Co. Centenial Assoc., Inc 71
Patrons 72
Lone Tree Monument 73


(There is no TOC in the original)

Table of Contents, Photos, Illustrations List,  Index of Names

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Mary Alice Vampola, Thank you!

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