Oswego Township (Images of America) by Oswegoland Heritage Association,Roger Matile

By Oswegoland Heritage Association,Roger Matile

In 1832, John, Walter, and Daniel Pearce, and their brother-in-law, William Smith Wilson, walked west from their houses in Ohio prospecting for land. once they reached the Fox River within the neighborhood of contemporary Oswego, they agreed they'd came across where they desired to settle. the subsequent 12 months, 1833, after promoting their Ohio farms, they traveled west by means of wagon with their households and have become the 1st settlers in Oswego Township. simply years later, Lewis B. Judson and Levi F. Arnold laid out a brand new village on land first claimed via Wilson, developing the root of today�s bustling village of Oswego. A stagecoach path crossroads, the seat of Kendall
County for almost twenty years, and a industry city for the encompassing agricultural sector, Oswego grew gradually until eventually the Civil warfare. After the warfare, progress slowed until eventually the second one 1/2 the twentieth century whilst the realm started to increase, either in inhabitants and economically. This e-book deals a number of the area�s most up-to-date citizens an opportunity to seem again at Oswego Township�s wealthy heritage.

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