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Color pictures of Ohio Riverfront from 1940's
Thanks to Curt King/Chicago for copying and preparing the photos.
Mt. Vernon Churches
1937 Flood of Ohio River at Mt. Vernon
Buildings - some old, some real old...
One of our contributors sent in these pictures taken in the Fall, 2010. Click on picture for larger image. Return with browser return.
Sherbourne Park - 2010
Fourth and Main looking West - 2010
Alles Brothers building - 2nd & College - 2010
Robin Hill on Lower NH Road - 2010
Court House Soldiers - 2010
Rosenbaum Building Renovation - August, 2013
Ray Kessler, our resident historian sent in these pictures taken in August, 2013. Click on picture for larger image. Return with browser return.
A Posey from the past
We received a note and picture from Kenneth Smith, of Mayfield, Kentucky. The picture is below. Mr. Smith indicates that his grandmother was named Posey and her father was from either Indiana or Kentucky. His name was Sam Posey. Mr. Smith, indicates this picture is of someone named Posey, but does not have the particulars. The picture is believed to be from the Civil War era. Anyone recognize this young man?
Local Bank Note
Mr. Bob Young from Ft. Wayne, IN, sent us this image of a bank note he has had in his possession for quite some time. He was born in Mt. Vernon on Main Street. One of the names on the note is President JB Young. Our Mr. Young is trying to determine if he could be related to the signer of the note. If any of you Mt. V/Posey Count historians have any information, please pass it along and I will make sure it gets to Bob.