Collection Order
<< < > >>

No. 09 - Edward Eggleston residence, Vevay, Indiana

Description: The caption for this image, written in 1916 and provided by the Educator-Journal Company, follows:“9. Edward Eggleston, who gave the world its first pictures of pioneer life in the Middle West, was himself a pioneer having been born at Vevay, Switzerland County, December 10, 1837. He was educated there in the country and village schools. He was, in 1857, made a Methodist minister and spent several years as a traveling circuit rider in southeastern Indiana. He died in New York in 1902. His home is still standing in a state of good preservation at Vevay.” [Eggleston (1837-1902) was an author and historian known for his “Hoosier” stories, such as The Hoosier Schoolmaster. His boyhood home in Vevay, Indiana, was constructed in 1837 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.]
Publisher: The Educator-Journal Company
Collection: Indiana Pioneer Pictures from The Educator-Journal Company
Copyright: This image may be printed or downloaded by individuals, schools or libraries for study, research or classroom teaching without permission. For other uses contact:
Subjects: Historic buildings
circuit riders

Further information on this record can be found at its source.