Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Snapshots of Hendricks County History

 Plainfield, by Reann Poray
Images of America Series
Arcadia Publishing, 2012
ISBN-13:  9780738594484
ISBN-10:  0738594482
Reann Poray presents another wonderful "Images of America" book by Arcadia Publishing. As a librarian/historian at Plainfield-Guilford Twp. Public Library, Reann intimately knows Plainfield's (and Hendricks County's) history, and this book presents delightful images with insightful captions that will inform and entertain. Reann's expertise in local history shines through each page. It is a pleasure to peruse.  It is available to check-out in our online catalog, if you have an Evergreen Indiana library card.

Hendricks County, by Phyllis West Parsons & Gail M. Tharp
Images of America Series
Arcadia Publishing, 2013 
ISBN-10: 0738598976 
ISBN-13: 978-0738598970
Did you know that Hendricks County, Indiana is the only county in the U.S. that bears the name?  This and many other historical tidbits are expressed through rare photos and detailed captions.  Phyllis West Parsons and Gail M. Tharp have assembled an impressive and extensive segment of Hendricks County history that will fire readers' recollections and invite families to share their memories and experiences along with the photos.  The book is also available to check-out to cardholders in our Evergreen Indiana online catalog.

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