Troy, Piqua, and Miami
and Representative Citizens
Edited and Compiled by
Thomas C. Harbaugh
Literary Journalist, Secretary
of the Maryland Association of Ohio
Philosophy Teaching By Example"
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This is the preface as written by the original publishers
Introductory and Descriptive
First white man in the county
Formation of the county, the home in the wilderness
Thrilling incidents of Pioneer Life
The western townships, Washington, Concord,
Monroe, Union, Newton, Newberry.
The eastern townships, Brown,
Springcreek, Lostcreek, Staunton, Elizabeth, and Bethel.
Chapter 8 Troy,
the county seat
Piqua, the border city
Chapter 10 Miami
In The Wars
Chapter 11 The
Bench and Bar, famous trials, etc
The Press, Literary Achievements, etc
Banks and Banking
The Medical Profession, past and present
The Pioneer Preacher
Present Religious Denominations of Miami County
County Politics Old and New
Some County History not generally known
Manufacturers of the past and present.
Fraternal Orders, Build & Loan Associations, population, etc
Selected photos from the book "Centennial History of Miami County Ohio,
1909" Many of them may also be viewed from within the biography
or chapter they pertain to.
Pages 281-857 in this book are Biographies. There are over 600 of
them in this history, and they are on-line here. You may access them from
here or from the Main Biography Section that is found on the
main Miami County Page.