UNTO THESE HILLS In 1975 citizens of Amesville and the surrounding area came together and wrote a bicentennial history about Amesville. It was called "Unto These Hills" and contains stories about the Coonskin Library, local families and other historic event. The History Committee was: Nellie Wooley, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Glass, Mr. and Mrs. Enest Grosvenor, Mr. and Mrs. Hary Henry, Bill Hines, Divella Jones, Mr. and Mrs. George King, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Nagle, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Starlin, Mrs. Alyce Sayer, Mr. Edgar Koehler. The book is available below in chapters.
ALONZO WEED In 1903 Amesville elected a wander, alcoholic hobo as its Mayor. The story became national news. Tyler Buchanan researched and wrote the story for the Athens Messenger. Reprinted here with his permission. Read all about it here.