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Children’s Books

 

A Journey Through Time (Third Grade Textbook) 80 pages  $10

Tell Me a Story, Grandpa (Underground Railroad) 12 pages  $5

 

 

A Journey Through Time 2008,  80 pages  $10

This history is the current third grade textbook for students in the Jay School Corporation. It tells the early settlement of Jay County, maps showing Jay County’s location, a time line listing the “firsts” in Jay County from 1816-2007. A brief history is given for each of the major communities – Bryant, Dunkirk, New Corydon, Pennville, Portland, Redkey, and Salamonia. Schools featured are Liber College, Farmers’ Academy, Eastern Indiana Normal School, and the current schools in the Jay School Corporation. The county courthouses are featured. This book has a glossary of terms and bibliography.

To purchase materials contact the Jay County Historical Society at 903 East Main Street, Portland, IN 47371. You may call 1-260-726-7168 or e-mail research@jaycountyhistory.org .

 

 

 

 

 

Tell Me A Story, Grandpa  12 pages  $5.00
By Miriam Edmundson – revised edition
This is an original story about the Underground Railroad through the Balbec area in Penn Township. The characters in the story are based on Miriam’s parents, her niece, and her nephew. Betty is a fourth-grade student. She and her younger brother learn of the Underground Railroad Marker at Balbec.
To purchase materials contact the Jay County Historical Society at 903 East Main Street, Portland, IN 47371. You may also call 1-260-726-7168 or e-mail us at research@jaycountyhistory.org.

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