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Beautiful Wayne County - A Few Snapshots By James Reddish
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A photo book showing some of the beauty of Wayne County, Georgia, U.S.A.
Wayne the Bell By Shelton Eugene Smith, Sr.
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Beginning in the late 1800's, 'Wayne' the Courthouse Bell kept the residents of Goldsboro and surrounding Wayne County, North Carolina informed whenever court was in session and anytime activities... More > downtown required him to "sound off!" Despite a hundred years of courthouse fires, demolitions, and relocations, Wayne survived by being moved from one location to another until he was rescued, preserved, and permanently placed on display where he quietly marks time and oversees daily activities for residents and visitors to his beloved Wayne County Courthouse.< Less
History of Law Enforcement Wayne County Ohio By Roger McGinnis
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In 200 years Wayne County has seen about every imaginable crime and criminal, from chicken thief's to murders. This book reads like an old time police blotter, highlighting some of the unique and... More > pertinent cases of the time. You will get an insight to the law officers that have served this county. Common citizens, farmers, and merchants, rising to the cause of honorable service to their fellow citizens. Then take a moment to remember those that have made the ultimate sacrifice for our county. Find out about the jails in Wayne County, size, location, number of cells and more. Hard to believe we are on our 5th one. Packed full of neat and interesting history facts, good, bad, happy and sad stories rolled up into the career we call law enforcement. First Edition covers Wayne County Sheriffs 1812-2012, Major and Minor calls and crimes, All Jails and Fallen Officers in the county from all Agencies.< Less
Wayne County, N.C. - Bridge Records (1793-1886) By Stewart Dunaway
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A very nice collection of bridge records, including a number of detailed construction requirements, providing insight to these early bridges. There is a fair quantity of bridge specifications... More > providing construction details. Also included in this collection is a transcript of the NC State Supreme Court decision over navigable waterway versus a toll bridge.A number of maps included from N.C. Soil Survey (1900's)to assist in illustrating the locations of these bridges (on both counties today - Wayne and Wilson). Also a map of Waynesboro and Goldsboro from the 1850 NC Railroad maps.< Less
Wayne County, New York Guide for Genealogists and Family Historians By NYG&B
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Guide to Wayne County, New York for genealogists and family historians produced by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
Wayne County Fair Horse Racing 1869-1880 By S. Zimmerman
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The Wayne County Agricultural Society introduced horse racing at the 1869 Wayne County Fair on their new 25 acre fairgrounds located along what is today the west side of Branstetter Street in... More > Wooster, OH. Explore the incredible history of horse racing at the Wayne County Fair. Meticulous research uncovers a history of horse racing at the Fair between 1869-1880 that was previously unknown until now. Included is a chapter on Wayne County’s first famous trotter. Additionally, the appendices offer one of the most extensive Wayne County Fair informational sources ever collected for the time period 1850-1880 in one publication. A fascinating chronology of horse racing at the Wayne County Fair during the era of high-wheeled harness horse racing that is sure to appeal to local history buffs, family historians, and horse racing enthusiasts. Anyone who takes this extraordinary journey back in time will have a new appreciation for the contributions horse racing made to the Wayne County Fair.< Less
Bridges of Cleburne County By Wayne Ruple
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This book contains 40 color photographs, taken by Photographer Wayne Ruple, of old truss bridges that cross the Tallapoosa River in Cleburne County, Alabama
Wayne County, N.C. - Road and Mill Records (1791-1875) By Stewart Dunaway
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Wayne County was formed in 1779 from part of Dobbs County. Lenoir and Glasgow were also formed from Dobbs, when Dobbs Co. was abolished in 1791. Wayne County will be divided up as well, whereby... More > Wilson County will get a piece (1855). Therefore, these records will include rivers and towns from Wilson as well. Wayne County collection is contained in 4-boxes. Two boxes contain all overseer appointments (1820-1845). One box has Alterations to roads and road reports (1803-1866) also Civil Petitions (1845-1873) and more overseer appointments (1791-1819). The next box has Petitions from 1803-1839, and the final box continues with petitioners 1844-1914. This last box also contains State Actions concerning roads (folders cover 1811-1862) of which I have included the oldest folder (1811-1816). Also there is one box of bridge records which has been transcribed and included in a standalone volume.< Less
A Report 
of the Mysterious Noises Heard in the House 
of Mr. John D. Fox in Hydesville, Arcadia, Wayne County (NY) By E.E. Lewis
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BY THE CERTIFICATES, AND CONFIRMED BY THE... More > STATEMENTS OF THE CITIZENS OF THAT PLACE AND VICINITY. Originally published in Canandaigua, NY in 1848 by E.E. Lewis. This book is a reproduction of a pamphlet produced in 1848 which recounts the experiences of the neighbors of John D. Fox of Hydesville, N.Y. It was published just weeks after March 31, 1848, when the Fox family invited neighbors to experience the mysterious tappings of what were believed to be communications from the dead. The events of that day led to the birth of the American Spiritualist Movement, ushered in by the two youngest Fox sisters, Kate and Margaret. This edition provides the content of the original pamphlet in its entirety. It was created as part of a collection of paper-good facsimile Victoriana celebrating Lily Dale Assembly in Cassadaga, NY; the Fox Sisters; and the Spiritualist movement.< Less
The Terrible Time: The Civil War in Kentuck's Bell, Knox, Laurel & Whitley Counties By Wayne Taylor
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Historical accounts of the War Between the States in Eastern Kentucky