In 1876, the first Baptist Church was built in the town of Yorkville. This historic congregation has strong connections with the York family. The family emigrated from England to the region in the 1820s. The town of Yoville was on the border of Cherokee and Creek nations at the time. The York family was closely associated with the “Pony Club”, which stole horses from locals. Josiah was also a Justice of the Peace and postmaster for a while.
The town’s early history is reflected in the town’s water supply. The town’s first water system was installed in 1841, after Dr. Flanagan bore a hole in a cedar log. In the 1840s, the town’s population grew by two thirds. In the late 1800s, a doctor named Joe Dodd began treating patients in the town. During this time, the railroad came to the town, and in 1904, the first streetcar was built.
In 1880, the town was laid out. The town’s first merchants were W. Ferguson and W. A. J. Whitehead. In 1838, the William Academy was incorporated into the town of Van Wert. It was founded by James Nettles and Woodson Hubbard. In May of 1879, the Academy opened under an Act of Congress, and Woodson Hubbard and James Nettles were trustees.
The town was founded on a stream. The Neel Reid Museum opened in September 1978. Since then, the museum has grown in size and has received many gifts from people from around the country. The museum’s formal garden, a fountain, and grillwork from the old Courthouse clock are highlights of the town’s history. The town’s past is alive and well. The Neel Reid museum is located just south of downtown and is a must-see for those in the area.
The town’s history is a fascinating and varied one. While the town is small, it has been home to several prominent families. The city is home to the Neel Reid Museum, a historic building with an inviting lobby and a Palladian window. The museum opened in September 1978, and over the years, the collection has grown and received gifts from all over. The Neel Reid museum also boasts a formal garden surrounding a fountain and grillwork from the old Courthouse clock.
The town’s history is rich in the past. The Neel Reid Museum is an excellent resource for learning about the history of Yorkville. The museum is housed in a beautiful, renovated Victorian mansion that has a grand, Palladian window. The Neel Reid Museum was originally built in 1870 and has grown in its collection since it opened in 1978. The Neel Reid Museum has an impressive collection of artifacts, including several original courthouse clocks.
During the Revolutionary War, General John Paulding captured the British spy Major John Andre. Andre had secret papers from Benedict Arnold. In 1780, the town was still a small town, and the town is now a railroad hub. During the Civil War, it was a thriving military community. The Town was a part of the Union Army and the French. It is a post office. It is located five miles northwest of the nearest railway station.
In the 1830s, a railroad was built between Yorkville and Van Wert. The town was incorporated as a town under Act of December 20, 1838. The first merchant was W. Ferguson. In 1838, the town of Van Wert was home to the William Academy. The school was founded by James Nettles. The first school was named after him. This academy was named after his father. It was located five miles northwest of Douglasville, the nearest railway station.
The town was named after Isaac Van Wert, who helped capture Benedict Arnold. The school was named after Van Wert, the town was later named after the evangelist. In 1838, the town became a county seat. The William Academy was incorporated in the town under Act December 20th, 1838. The trustees were James Nettles and Woodson Hubbard. During the same period, the William Academy was established in Yorkville.