Books Recently Added to the Local History Department

Prentiss County Cemetery Book #2 Book CoverPrentiss County Cemeteries Book 2 (K-Z) [Mississippi]
By: The Prentiss County Genealogical & Historical Society
2009 Edition

The Prentiss County Cemeteries Book 2 is the second book in a two part series published by the Prentiss County Genealogical & Historical Society. The project, started in 1998, is an outgrowth of the work started by Maurreen Crow in her book Cemeteries of Prentiss County Mississippi published in 1981.

However, numerous updates have been made and many more cemeteries are included in this recent publication.

The Prentiss County Cemeteries Book 2 (K-Z) is located in the Local History Department under the call number MISS 976.209 PRENTISS PRE BOOK 2.

The Prentiss County Cemeteries Book 1 (A-J) is also available at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library.

Echoes of Happy Valley Book CoverEchoes of Happy Valley: Letters and Diaries, Family Life in the South, and Civil War History [North Carolina]
By: Thomas Felix Hickerson
1962

Echoes of Happy Valley explores a section of the Upper Yadkin Valley of North Carolina in Wilkes (later Caldwell) County called “Happy Valley”. Hickerson touches on the life and genealogy of the region. Many family names such as Lenior, McCulloch, Gwyn, and Carter are researched throughout the book. Echoes of Happy Valley is a continuation of the first volume titled Happy Valley published in 1940.

Echoes of Happy Valley is located at the Local History Department with the call number G 929.2 LENOIR HIC.

Marion County Alabama Book CoverImages of America: Marion County [Alabama]
By: Marion County Historical Society with Barbara Woolbright Carruth
2009

Formed in 1818, Marion County was named for Francis Marion of South Carolina, known as the “Swamp Fox” during the Revolutionary War. This and other stories are represented in the Images of America series on Marion County, Alabama. Using archival photographs, the Marion County Historical Society shares its history and distinctive stories of the past that shaped the character of the community today.

Images of America: Marion County is located at the Local History Department with the call number G 976.109 MARION MAR.

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