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Fifty Years in the Northwest; With an Introduction and Appendix Containing Reminiscences, Incidents and Notes (Paperback) Loot Price: R731
Discovery Miles 7 310
Fifty Years in the Northwest; With an Introduction and Appendix Containing Reminiscences, Incidents and Notes (Paperback):...

Fifty Years in the Northwest; With an Introduction and Appendix Containing Reminiscences, Incidents and Notes (Paperback)

William Henry Carman Folsom

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Excerpt: ...In 1868 he removed to Taylor's Falls and formed a partnership with L. K. Stannard in the mercantile and lumbering business. Mr. Ellison was a representative in the eighth legislature, and served as county commissioner eight years. In late years he has been interested in a saw, planing and flour mill at Stillwater. He is a stockholder and director in the First National Bank at Stillwater and owns large tracts of pine lands. He has applied himself closely to business, is energetic, cautious and thoroughly reliable. Mr. Ellison is unmarried. WYOMING Includes township 33, range 21. The eastern half is well timbered, the west has oak openings. Sunrise river flows in a Pg 351 northerly direction through the township, and with its tributaries and numerous lakes supplies it abundantly with water. There are some wild meadows and tamarack swamps. Green lake, in the eastern part of the township, is a picturesque sheet of water, five miles in length by one and a half broad, with sloping timbered shores and cedar points projecting into the lake, in one place forming a natural roadway nearly across, which is connected with the mainland opposite by a bridge. SMITH ELLISON. A colony from Eastern Pennsylvania settled the western part of the township in 1855. The colony was composed of L. O. Tombler, Dr. John W. Comfort, E. K. Benton, and some others, in all ten families. The eastern part had been previously settled by Swedes. The township was organized in 1858. The Pg 352 supervisors were J. W. Comfort, L. O. Tombler and Fred Tepel. A post office was established at Wyoming with J. Engle as postmaster. The Catholics and Methodists erected churches in 1864. The St. Paul & Duluth railroad was completed in 1868, and in 1879 the branch road to Taylor's Falls. The township was settled rapidly after the completion of the railroad. At the junction of the two roads there is a good depot, two stores and a fine hotel, the latter kept by L. O. Tombler. WYOMING VILLAGE Was...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: William Henry Carman Folsom
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 280
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-86161-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-86161-4
Barcode: 9781150861611

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