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The Hebron Journal 50th Anniversary Edition


The Hebron Journal
February 11, 1921

The Journal's Golden Anniversary

Commemorating the Journal's Birth, February 9, 1871, -- Fifty Years Ago Personal Reminiscences and Greetings From Beloved Pioneers Appear in this Issue Tragedies, Heartaches, Disappointments and Humorous Situations Graphically Described by Many Early Settlers

A very special thank you to the "present day" Hebron Journal
for permitting us to share these wonderful stories with you.

NewTo make your search easier, check the index for this Hebron Journal anniversary edition.
Note: Index only includes stories with active links. Other stories will be indexed as they are added.

To Protect From Indian Depredations

When H.J. Struve Was "On the Bench"

Mrs. Pluss Tells How "Tenderfeet" Came West

In the Days of the Red-Skins

History of Fire Department

When Hebron Had Competing Bands

Attacked by Indians in '69

Before Chester was Formed

Notable Citizens

When Travel Was Slow

A Good Story of Catholic Church

Presbyterian Church

When Hebron was Cooked in a Fire Place

Remains of Overland Burying Ground Northwest of Hebron

The Grasshopper Scourge

Drove Tweny Miles to Sing

Fore-Runner of Civilization

Founding of Methodist Church

The First Christian Church

Rev. John Meyer

John W. Hughes Erected Many Buildings

A "Farthest West" Mill

The Starting of Bruning

A Great Order Started in Hebron

When People Were Permitted to Ride on "Cow Catchers"

W.J. Thompson Rode Over The Halliday Stage Line

Served at Ft. Butler

When F.A. Powell Worked on the Journal

One of the Pioneer Suffragists

Fighting Fire in "69

The First Board of Town Trustees

List of Original Town Fathers

City First Planned to Be South of River

Lumber For First House Hauled From Marysville, Kansas

"Joe" Hendershot Helped

Why There are Trees in Hebron

Early History of Thayer County

Early Known characters Living in This Vicinity

Cottonwood School House 12x14

L.P. Luce Came in '65

Tells of the Division and Formation of Thayer County

W.M. Hill Says He Was A Green Boy

Old-Time Reader

In the Days When Land Was Cheap

Settlers Were Induced To Come West

The Young's Came Early

The First Officers of Thayer County

Golden Words From Mrs. E.M. Correll

A Tribute

When Carleton Was Called Coldran

Found Friends Out Here

Steve Forsdick - Early Pioneer

A Romance in 1853

Early History of Davenport

A Girl's Impression of the West

The Funniest of All

The First School District

Mrs. Heath Served on First Jury

They Loved Hebron