Elk Countywas created on April 18, 1843 from parts of Jefferson, Clearfield and McKean Counties and named for the Elk which inhabited the region. Its county seat is Ridgway.
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Miscellaneous News: Jerome Powell Building House, Elk Lodge Purchases Willis Estate, Col. A. I. Wilcox Appointed Aid-de-Camps, 1869 Elk County Teacher's Institute
Ridgeway Community News May 7, 1869
Marriage Notices: Watson-Watson, Shute-Patterson, Greenly-Turley
November 1868 Court News
News-Accidents: James McCauley injured in fall, Lorenzo Bronwlee Killed in Lumber Accident, Mr. Reedy Killed by Train, Sirenas Jackson injured in logging accident, Jesse Masse injured in logging accident, Michael O'Brien killed in logging accident
News-Fires: M. T. French Dwelling destroyed by Fire, Oil Car catches fire
Obits: James Reeceman, Mrs. Lydia Robinson