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Some historical notes on the County of Kent taken from various sources of information now in the hands of the Kent Historical Society
Description
Creators
Cowan, Hugh, Compiler
Arnold, Thaddeus S.
, Author
Lampman, A.
, Author
Leader, R. W. (Jeanette)
, Author
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Books
Description
This book includes information on the history of Kent County, and includes information taken from various sources now in the hands of the Kent Historical Society. Includes description of many local communities.
Notes
Contents:

Index p. iii
Kent County p. iv
When Kent was ravaged by Indian warfare p. 1
Thames settlement p. 2
Fairfield p. 3
Baldoon p. 4
Lake Erie settlement p. 5
Along the Talbot Trail p. 8
Home made products of the early settlers’ p. 11
Interior of Kent p. 16
Drainage p. 17
Township and County roads p. 18
Buxton Mission & Elgin settlements p. 18
Government p. 20
City of Chatham p. 22
The beginnings of church life p. 37
Chatham Township p. 41
Dover p. 47
Harwich p. 52
Howard p. 55
Orford p. 60
Raleigh Township p. 66
Zone Township p. 73
Romney Township p. 75
Tilbury East Township p. 77
Bothwell p. 96
Blenheim p. 99
Dresden p. 103
Ridgetown p. 107
Thamesville p. 111
Wallaceburg p. 113
Wheatley Village p. 118
Our poets and prose-writers p. 124
The Baldoon p. 128
The mergence of Chatham from the log cabin era p. 136
Lake Erie Settlement p. 140
Battle of the Thames and death of Tecumseh p. 147
The Methodist Church 1804-1829 p. 152
Camden Township p. 159
Publisher
Kent Historical Society
Place of Publication
Chatham, Ont.
Pagination
p. 161
Date of Publication
1948
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.41679 Longitude: -82.1665
Donor
Kent Historical Society
Copyright Statement
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date
1948
Copyright Holder
Kent Historical Society
Location of Original
Chatham Branch
Chatham Public Library
McKeough Local History Room Collection
Ref 971.333 Ken Desk
Contact
Chatham-Kent Public Library
Email:cklibrary@chatham-kent.ca
Website:
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Chatham, ON N7M 2G6
519-354-2940
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Some historical notes on the County of Kent taken from various sources of information now in the hands of the Kent Historical Society


This book includes information on the history of Kent County, and includes information taken from various sources now in the hands of the Kent Historical Society. Includes description of many local communities.