The year was 1844, and scores of pioneers from the eastern and southern areas of the United States were migrating to the nearly impenetrable virgin forests of Indiana’s newly established Tipton County, named for two-term Indiana senator and revered warrior Gen. John Tipton. Displacing all but a fraction of the Miamis who once dominated the bountiful Indiana Territory, the white settlers cleared th...
Series: Images of America
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (October 22, 2012)
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lt homes, and farmed the rich soil. Soon, the expanding railroads arrived, ushering in a cultural and economic boon with jobs, innovation, and an end to the settlers’ isolated lifestyle. Despite the change, Tipton Countians remained loyal to their pioneer values, and future generations included war heroes, outstanding scholars, prominent athletes, and a president of the United States. Today, the spirit of the early pioneers endures throughout Tipton County, home to some 16,000 Americans who, like their ancestors, proudly hail their Hoosier heritage.