The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Moment In History

Terre Haute Township: Terre Haute-In 1911 the village contained a post office, a general store or two and a number of residences.

Earlier it had been a thriving settlement containing several drygoods, grocer and notion stores, a drug store, a restaurant, hotel, wagon and blacksmith shop and supported three physicians.

Among the pioneers were Obadiah Edmunds, Sr., a native of Rhode Island, locating in the township with his family in 1837; he built the second house. George C. Nelson from Ohio and Pike County, Ill. arrived in 1848.

William P. Bryans of Pennsylvania located in th township in 1840.

1911 History of Henderson County