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A History of Napoleon Indiana - Ripley County History Series #3 - cover

A History of Napoleon Indiana - Ripley County History Series #3

Paul R. Wonning

Publisher: Mossy Feet Books

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Summary

Named for Napoleon Bonaparte, the town of Napoleon was platted in 1820, the second town in Ripley County, Indiana. Early in its history, Napoleon was a center of transportation and an important hub in the Underground Railroad. Berry's Trace, the Michigan Road and the Brookville/Napoleon Road connected the village to distant towns in Indiana as well as with the new state capitol in Indianapolis. 
Other Books in the: 
Ripley County History Series 
Historic Travel Guide to Ripley County 
A History of Indiana Libraries - Ripley County Edition 
A History of Napoleon, Indiana 
Indiana Fire Departments - Ripley County Edition

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