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Hannibal, too : historic sketches of Hannibal and its neighbors

Author: J Hurley Hagood; Roberta Roland Hagood
Publisher: Marceline, Mo. : Walsworth Pub. Co., 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st ed

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Hurley Hagood; Roberta Roland Hagood
OCLC Number: 14584101
Description: viii, 312 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: All aboard for St. Joe (the coming of the Hannibal and St. Joseph railroad) --
A trilling train ride that started the Pony Express --
Early inventions --
Stages and personages (stagecoaches in Hannibal history) --
Industries of other days --
High hopes- disillusionment (Marion College, the first college in Northeast Missouri) --
Fortune frowns on a river city (a planned metropolis that the Mississippi devoured) --
Gold dust and wanderlust (The California Gold Rush) --
The underground railroad (A system for helping slaves escape) --
The winds of fate- neighbor against neighbor (the Civil War in Hannibal and neighboring areas) --
River days- river ways (The Mississippi River at Hannibal) --
Epidemics and elixirs (Illnesses and medication) --
The weather and the sky (astronomical and meteorological happenings ) --
At meridian ninety (when standard time reached Hannibal) --
The poor and the paupers (the unfortunate- The Home for the Friendless) --
Water- a gift of our river (a chronology of the Hannibal water system) --
Our city parks (a history of old and new parks of Hannibal) --
The library- storehouse of knowledge (a history of the Hannibal Free Public Library) --
The streets of Hannibal (the development of Hannibal's most used streets) --
Honoring Hannibal's most famous son (the Mark Twain Centennial and Sesquicentennial celebrations).
Responsibility: by J. Hurley Hagood and Roberta Roland Hagood ; illustrations by Tim Pallady Smith.


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