The Things of Hillsdale County

 


Businesses

  The Acme Chair Company

The Acme Chair Company

 banks in hillsdale

banks in hillsdale

  The Deal Buggy company

The Deal Buggy company

  Furniture Sales & Funeral Homes

Furniture Sales & Funeral Homes

  Hillsdale Hardwares

Hillsdale Hardwares

  Happy Hour in Hillsdale

Happy Hour in Hillsdale

  Livery Stables

Livery Stables

  Reading businesses

Reading businesses

  wcsr

wcsr

  Worthing & Alger Company

Worthing & Alger Company

 


Events 

  Disaster at Hillsdale College

Disaster at Hillsdale College

  The Palm Sunday Tornado of 1965

The Palm Sunday Tornado of 1965

  Scandals

Scandals

 

Public & Private Institutions

  Hillsdale - The County Seat

Hillsdale - The County Seat

  Early Hillsdale Churches

Early Hillsdale Churches

  The Hillsdale County Fair

The Hillsdale County Fair

   Mitchell Public Library

Mitchell Public Library

  The Will Carleton Poorhouse

The Will Carleton Poorhouse


Wars

  Hillsdale County & the War Of 1812

Hillsdale County & the War Of 1812

  Hillsdale College & the "Last Full Measure of Devotion

Hillsdale College & the "Last Full Measure of Devotion

  Civil war letters from H.D. Smith of Litchfield

Civil war letters from H.D. Smith of Litchfield

 THE U.S. SHARPSHOOTERS AND THE SIGNAL CAMP OF INSTRUCTION

THE U.S. SHARPSHOOTERS AND THE SIGNAL CAMP OF INSTRUCTION

  The Grand Army of the Republic

The Grand Army of the Republic

  Women in the U.S. Military

Women in the U.S. Military

Transportation

  The first travelers

The first travelers

  Early plank roads

Early plank roads

  gasoline alley

gasoline alley

  Special vehicles use the roads and Tracks

Special vehicles use the roads and Tracks

  a boy's railroad dreams come true

a boy's railroad dreams come true

  Railroad depots in hillsdale county

Railroad depots in hillsdale county

High School History Essay Winners

  Emily Wagler - 2015

Emily Wagler - 2015

 
   Attack on the Cascarelli Fruit Store

Attack on the Cascarelli Fruit Store

 buggy businesses

buggy businesses

 early education in Hillsdale

early education in Hillsdale

  gasoline stations

gasoline stations

  Hillsdale Florists

Hillsdale Florists

  Hillsdale Hotels

Hillsdale Hotels

  Mills

Mills

  Telephone Exchanges

Telephone Exchanges

  The Village Blacksmith

The Village Blacksmith

 
  The Coming of the Cannon

The Coming of the Cannon

 Essex wire strike

Essex wire strike

 Play ball!

Play ball!

  A Spoon Finds Its Home

A Spoon Finds Its Home

 
  The Courthouse in Decline

The Courthouse in Decline

  Early Hillsdale Schools

Early Hillsdale Schools

  The Birth of Hillsdale College

The Birth of Hillsdale College

  Renovating the Poorhouse

Renovating the Poorhouse

  The Sauk Theatre

The Sauk Theatre

 
  Hillsdale County & the Civil War

Hillsdale County & the Civil War

  The Battle of Chickamauga

The Battle of Chickamauga

 Civil War letters from jonathan robins

Civil War letters from jonathan robins

 civil war letters from william faurot

civil war letters from william faurot

  the hello girls of world war I

the hello girls of world war I

 
  The Railroad Comes to Hillsdale County

The Railroad Comes to Hillsdale County

  resorts & the Railroad

resorts & the Railroad

  streets & r0ads

streets & r0ads

  taking flight

taking flight

  railroading in the age of cars

railroading in the age of cars

  the hillsdale railroad yards

the hillsdale railroad yards

 
 austin hostetter - 2016

austin hostetter - 2016

 
   Automobiles

Automobiles

  Cigar manufacturers

Cigar manufacturers

  General Stores

General Stores

 Hillsdale Bottling works

Hillsdale Bottling works

 HIllsdale Screen Co. & H.J. Gelzer & Son, Inc.

HIllsdale Screen Co. & H.J. Gelzer & Son, Inc.

  Litchfield businesses

Litchfield businesses

  Pinkham & Wright Ford Dealership

Pinkham & Wright Ford Dealership

  Theaters

Theaters

  The Waldron Block

The Waldron Block

 
 chautauqua

chautauqua

  FIRE!

FIRE!

 Prior to progress day - may 20, 1959

Prior to progress day - may 20, 1959

 
  Entertainment

Entertainment

  Hillsdale Hospitals

Hillsdale Hospitals

   Hillsdale College - The Frontier Years

Hillsdale College - The Frontier Years

  The Rest of the Paupers' Story

The Rest of the Paupers' Story

  The Rescue Squad

The Rescue Squad

 
  The 18th Michigan Infantry in the Civil war

The 18th Michigan Infantry in the Civil war

  The Establishment of national cemeteries after the civil war

The Establishment of national cemeteries after the civil war

  letters from the civil war - the fountain family

letters from the civil war - the fountain family

  The  Sultana  Disaster

The Sultana Disaster

  William Whitney's Saber

William Whitney's Saber

 
  the trestle

the trestle

  along the tracks

along the tracks

  danger on the tracks

danger on the tracks

  Hillsdale county railroad - abridged

Hillsdale county railroad - abridged

  railroad tidbits

railroad tidbits

  the final journey

the final journey

 
 Kendal Cooney - 2017

Kendal Cooney - 2017