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County Information

Founded: February 23, 1854
Seat: Caledonia
Largest city: La Crescent
Named for Samuel Houston, governor of TN and president of TX

Townships

Cities

Black Hammer Township
Brownsville Township
Caledonia Township
Crooked Creek Township
Hokah Township
Houston Township
Jefferson Township
La Crescent Township

Mayville Township
Money Creek Township
Mound Prairie Township
Sheldon Township
Spring Grove Township
Union Township
Wilmington Township
Winnebago Township
Yucatan Township

Brownsville
Caledonia
Eitzen
Hokah
Houston
La Crescent (part)
Spring Grove


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Website Updates:

JANUARY 2015
OBITS: Josephine Langon
MARRIAGES: Towey-Gallivan, Miller-Burkhart, Morriarty-Hurley, Floe-Palen
NEWS: (churches) 1899-Church Blown Over

NOVEMBER 2014
OBITS: H. A. Brevig, Simon Carroll, F. Wyatt Cook, Warren Cook, William F. Dunbar, Ethel Harries, George Harries, Annabel Harries, E. T. Johnson, Sarah A. Kimbell, Koch Children, Mrs. S. B. McIntire, Aage Rassaen, James Russell
SCHOOLS: 1895-Successful School, 1896-Caledonia Graduation
COURT: Cargill Suit
CHURCH: 1895-Caledonia Presbyterian (2)
NEWS-ANNIVERSARY : M/M Charles J. Wheaton
NEWS-WEATHER: 1893-Coldest February Ever Known, 1894-Severe Storm
NEWS-FIRE : 1893-Railroad Bridge Burned, 1889-Destructive Blaze at Caledonia; 1893 Spring Grove Burned
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1891-Fair Not Successful, 1887-Skeleton Found Near $5000, 1895-Library Planned, 1887-Saloon County Dwindling
NEWS-PEOPLE: James O'Brien, Mr. & Mrs. Michael Ryan, Mary E. Hughes, Sylvester O'Brien, Johanna Burke
NEWS-CRIME: 1887-A Brutal Brother; 1895-Father Beats Daughter, 1891-Bank Robbery, 1896-Burglary
PROBATE: Phil Shanahan
TOWNS: 1894- Caledonia Waterworks Completed

SEPTEMBER 2014
CHURCHES: Catholic Church Auctioned
MARRIAGES: Metcalf-Albee
PEOPLE: W. H. Harries, O. J. Weida, John Dorsch

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