HILLSGROVE TOWNSHIP by George Streby With Postcards
Streby's History of Hillsgrove Township With Postcards Cover Page
Photo Submitted by Mike Clarke
Editor's Note: We are indebted to Mike Clarke of Hillsgrove, PA for providing a version of this part of the famous Streby History in PDF format. You can link to the document below by clicking on the page links. Mike is one of our best informed and most committed contributors to the Sullivan County Genealogical Web Page and we thank him once again for his contributions. In addition, we have provided a searchable version of this history, which was transcribed by Connie
Hembree Gaban of Bakersfield, CA. Connie is also a long time participant in preparing documents for this web site. You will find the link to her version just after the Table of Contents below.
Streby's History was first issued between 1903 and 1905, then reissued under the supervision of Clara A. (Streby) Ring, daughter of George Streby, in 1921. The postcards provdied in this version of the history were assembled and introduced into the text by the staff of the Sullivan County Historical Society and Museum. The headings entered sporadically in the list of pages below are the actual headings from the original text. We have also, on our own decision, provided a subject listing for pages where the text did not have a heading to start with.
Page One: Organization, Surface and Drainage, Natural Resources, Products and Industries ---Photo of Hillgrove Covered Bridge Page Two: Early Roads, Early Settlers ---Photo of Climax Locomotive Owend by C. W. Sones Lumber Company Page Three: ---Photo of Loyalsock Creek in Flood Page Four: ---Photo of Covered Bridge and Replacement Steel Bridge Page Five: --- Photo of Summer Picnic Page Six: ---Photo of Rogers Sawmill Page Seven: ---Photos of Three Wooden Bridges Page Eight: ---Photos of Hillgrove Hotel and Community Panorama Page Nine: ---Photos of Log Spudders (Sweeney and Ryder) and of Model T at Joe's Run Page Ten: ---Photos of Train Collapse of Wooden Bridge Page Eleven: ---Photos of Eagles Mere Train Excursions Page Twelve: ---Photos of Aaron Lewis Homestead Page Thirteen: ---Photos of Hillsgrove High School and its 1915 Basketball Team Page Fourteen: Photos of Tannery Workers and Splash Dam Page Fifteen: ---Photo of Bark Spudding at Nolan's Camp Page Sixteen: The Soldiers, Richard McBride, Edward McBride ---Photo of Sadler's Hotel Page Seventeen Walter L. Hoffmann, A. A. Ludy, J. F. Harrison ---Photo of Hillgrove 1918 Page Eighteen: J. H. Vroman, Samuel T. Galough Photos of Hillgrove Baseball Team and "Doctor" Carr Page Nineteen: ---Photo of Hillsgrove High School Basketball Team ---List of Registered Voters Page Twenty: ---Photo of Bridge View School