Feudin’ and Fightin’ Friday: County Seat Wars

CountySeatWarsA town’s designation as the county seat often determined whether it would thrive or fade away into history. Some county seat disputes turned into outright wars, bloodshed and all. Others, although politically charged and volatile, were more amicably (or sneakily) resolved. Here are a few of them, some “mild” and some “wild”:

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  1. Good Stuff. Mrs. Hall. I will read your blog often. I don’t post much to my Google + but there are lots of Texas,Arizona,Oklahoma, images and documents.

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