HARRISON COUNTY, MISSOURI 
HISTORICAL INFORMATION



NATIONAL  REGISTER OF HISTORICAL PLACES IN HARRISON COUNTY MISSOURI

The Hamilton House, also known as the Edna Cuddy Memorial House and Gardens, located at 1228 Main St., Bethany, MO.

Slatten House, also known as Slattens Thousand Acres, located in Sherman Township, Harrison County, Missouri.

Grand Trace State Forest, located in Dallas and Jefferson Township

Wayne Helton Memorial Wildlife Area, located in Fox Creek Township, Harrison County, MO.




 

EARLY HISTORY OF HARRISON COUNTY MISSOURI

follow the link to a newspaper article that was printed in 1870 which tells about the life of settlers in the early years of Harrison Co.

Page One: Early pioneer games- creeks and groves-building log cabins-squatters soveriengty-beeswax currency-going eight miles to market-first mill in the County- "gritting corn"-school houses-primitive elections. 

Page Two: Taylor Grove-grist mill-organization of Bethany Christian Church thirty-two years ago-scarcity of ammunition-an Indian boys trick-skutipo-lost in the woods.

Early History of Harrison County Missouri
by Miss. Ada Wrightman



Early Settlers of Harrison County Missouri
From: Goodspeed Publishing Co. 1888

County Farm

Re-Location of County Seat


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