Greene County by Gillian Hill
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Greene County
By Gillian Hill

Greene County

Time Capsule of 1901

By (author) See other recent books by Gillian Hill See other recent books by Deanna Ulvestad
Format: Paperback / softback

Normal Price: $43.86
Your Price: $39.48 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.39! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.97 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days



Greene County by Gillian Hill

Book Description

A time capsule, which had been buried under the cornerstone of the Greene County Courthouse in 1901, became a matter of intense local interest when it was opened at the courthouse centennial celebrations in 2001. The small copper box was filled with items of historical significance for Greene County: issues of newspapers, histories of churches and organizations, school class lists, and business advertisements, all in mint condition. This exciting discovery provided a fascinating snapshot of life in this rural community at a time of great technological change. Greene County, Ohio: Time Capsule of 1901 contains many of the pictures and documents enclosed in that time capsule, with interesting supplemental photographs provided by local historical institutions of the people and places described in those documents. One local newspaper article, published the day the capsule was buried and found within it, gives a prediction of how the county seat of Xenia would become a great metropolis by the time the capsule was to be opened in 2001-with "great, tall buildings of stone and iron...as far as the eye can reach," and "flying machines...to be seen everywhere."

Buy Greene County book by Gillian Hill from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780738519593
ISBN-10: 0738519596
Format: Paperback / softback
(220mm x 180mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Gillian Hill


Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Greene County book by Gillian Hill and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Gillian Hill close
Greene County, Ohio by Gillian Hill
»
Recent books by Deanna Ulvestad close
Greene County, Ohio by Deanna Ulvestad
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close