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CA: "Lost Towns of Delaware County, Indiana" Author Chris Flook (Adults) 6-7pm

Event Type: Adult Programs
Date: 4/5/2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
 Nearly 100 distinct settlements existed in what we now call Delaware County. Since the end of the American Revolution, Native Americans, pioneer farmers, industrialists and factory workers settled across the county in hamlets, villages and towns of all sizes. Some of these communities survived the ebb and flow of history to prosper, while others disappeared, becoming lost in the collective memory. Today, many residents would only recognize the city Muncie and the towns of Albany, Daleville, Eaton, Gaston, Selma and Yorktown. A few might know of villages such as Desoto, New Burlington, Smithfield and Wheeling. Most have probably never heard of Dogtown, Gate’s Corner, Granville and Soccum. Drawing upon years of research, Chris Flook uncovers the stories of these lost towns in his new book, "Lost Towns of Delaware County, Indiana."

Books will be available for signing.

Chris Flook is a lecturer in the Department of Telecommunications at Ball State University and president of the Delaware County Historical Society.
Library: Carnegie Library    Hours and Locations
Location: Carnegie - Meeting Room
Contact: Sara McKinley
Contact Number: 765-747-8208
Presenter: Chris Flook