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History of Tioga County, R.C. Brown

HISTORY

-OF-

TIOGA COUNTY,

PENNSYLVANIA.

EMBRACING

ITS TOPOGRAPHICAL AND GEOLOGICAL FEATURES; INDIANS AND WHITE
EXPLORERS; BEGINNING AND ORGANIZATION; PIONEERS AND EARLY
SETTLEMENT; EARLY COURTS AND CASES; INTERNAL IMPROVE-
MENTS; INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT; COAL MINES AND MINING;
PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND OFFICIALS; LEGAL AND MEDICAL PRO
FESSIONS; MILITARY HISTORY; LITERATURE; SKETCHES
OF BOROUGHS, TOWNSHIPS AND VILLAGES ; MATERIAL,
SOCIAL, EDUCATIONAL AND RELIGIOUS PROGRESS;
BIOGRAPHIES AND PORTRAITS OP PIONEERS AND
REPRESENTATIVE CITIZENS, ETC., ETC., ETC.

ILLUSTRATED

R. C. BROWN & CO. 1897

 

PRESS OF
HARRISBURG PUBLISHING COMPANY
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA

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Chapter 04 – Tioga County Organized

CHAPTER IV. TIOGA COUNTY ORGANIZED. The Landed Interests – Their Influence on Legislation – Tioga County Created – Form and Area – Derivation op Name – The Term Tioga –…

Chapter 03 – Beginning of Tioga County

CHAPTER III. BEGINNING OF TIOGA COUNTY. Purchase of 1784 – Pair Play System – Lycoming Township Formed- Its Boundaries AND Area- Old Tioga Township Erected- A Valuable Document Discovered- Boundaries…

Chapter 02 – The Land of Tioga

CHAPTER II. THE LAND OF TIOGA. First Occupants- Rugged and Romantic Scenery- Game, Fish and Wild Animals- An Ideal Hunting Ground- Indian Paths- Indian Villages – French Explorers and Missionaries…

Chapter 01 – Topographical and Geological Features

CHAPTER I. TOPOGRAPHICAL AND GEOLOGICAL FEATURES. Surface Transformation- Mountain Ranges- Anticlinals and Synclinals- The Blossburg Mountain Basin- Dip of the Rocks- Wellsboro Anticlinal -Crooked Creek Basin- Valley of the Cowanesque-…

Table of Contents – History of Tioga County

CONTENTS CHAPTER I. Topographical and Geological Features. Surface Transformation- Mountain Ranges- Anticlinals and Synelinals- The Blossburg Mountain Basin- Dip of the Rocks- Wellsboro Anticlinal- Crooked Creek Basin- Valley of the…

Preface

PREFACE. MORE than one hundred years have passed away since the first white settlers built their cabins along the Cowanesque and Tioga rivers and commenced laying the corner-stone of American…