Sharon R. Becker
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (July 11, 2011)
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Ringgold County was once named for Maj. Samuel Ringgold, a hero of the Mexican-American conflict, who died in conflict on may perhaps eleven, 1846. the 1st white settler, Charles Schooler, got here to what may later be known as Ringgold County in 1844. different settlers undefined, and the county was once formally demonstrated on may perhaps 14, 1855. The cities of Caledonia, Ringgold urban, and Mount Ayr, the county seat, have been all demonstrated that very same 12 months. starting in 1879, the railroads got here, and different cities grew up speedy alongside these strains. just one railroad city doesn't live on at the present time: Knowlton, which forfeited its incorporation within the mid-1920s. street development and the auto spelled doom for rural submit places of work, faculties, and basic shops, yet a lot of this historical past used to be captured in photos.