History of Troy, Indiana, by Frank Baertich
Dates: 1815-1967
Accession Number: Vol. 60
Donor: Claudine Baertich
Description: One loose-leaf volume (vol. 60)

Content and Scope of Collection

This history of Troy, Indiana is the work of a renowned genealogy researcher who lived in Jasper, Indiana. Frank Baertich was born January 19, 1901 and died May 1, 1978. Upon his death, his widow, Claudine Baertich, gave his entire genealogical collection to the Vigo County Public Library.

The History of Troy is the story of its origin and development; its businesses and industries; its prominent people; its buildings and monuments; its religious denominations; its schools; its involvement in the U. S. wars; its fraternal orders; its crime; and its railroads.

A chronology table pinpoints chief events. See especially the last three pages, entitled "Lest We Forget."