Transcripts § Charles A. Spaulding
– A History of
– Early History of
Hartford and Lawrence
Recollections of A Busy Life – circa 1904
of Berrien & Van Buren Co’s, Michigan –
With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of
Prominent Men and Pioneers,
published in 1880.
History of Hartford
Compiled in 1953-54 by HHS Class of 1958
during 8th grade.
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Member of the HHS Class of 1966
Special Photo of Daniel Lightner in
1917 during WW1
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