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"Hanover, a township of Shelby co., Ind. Pop. 1572. It contains Morristown."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • 1827 - Hanover College Founded
    Hanover College is a private liberal arts college, located in Hanover, in the U.S. state of Indiana, near the banks of the Ohio River. The college is ... Read MORE...

  • 1832 - Hanover Presbyterian Church
    Originally built for the college, the main structure was completed in 1832 with the help of students. The college used the building only on special... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    HANOVER, a township of Shelby co., in the state of Indiana. Pop. 1,438. A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • News  1871 - Two Thousand Year Old Hat
    A citizen of Hanover, Indiana, rejoices in the possession of a hat supposed to be two thousand years old. It was taken from the ruins of... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Hanover, a post-town of Jefferson co., Ind., about 6 miles WSW. of Madison) near the Ohio River. Here is Hanover College (Presbyterian), which was... Read MORE...

  • 1937 - January 1937 Flood
    Hardly a day went by that January that didn’t bring rain, and lots of it. On the thirteenth of January the river stood at 36.7 feet. Two days later... Read MORE...

  • 1974 - Tornado
    On April 3, 1974 a tornado ripped through Hanover's campus, causing $10,000,000 damage to the school's buildings and other infrastructure, as well as ... Read MORE...

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