Timeline of Alliance History

2021

1808

First house built in Alliance area by Amos Holloway.

1820

First log cabin school

1824

Jobsville founded at the intersection of what is now Union Avenue and State Street – Renamed Mount Union in 1833

Great Squirrel Hunt of 1832

1832

The Great Squirrel Hunt of 1832 when 1600 squirrels were shot to help the farmers save their crops from being devoured by the rodents

Williamsport Marker on River Street

1827

Williamsport founded by William Teeters – Birthplace of Alliance Methodist and United Brethren churches