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Early Settlers
Aaron Dunbar

Aaron Dunbar, pioneer. The first Manhattan School was on Dunbar's property.
Fern Dunbar Lingwood

Fern Dunbar Lingwood, one of six Dunbar children, attended the first Manhattan School.
Aaron and Hattie Dunbar Headstone

Aaron and Hattie Dunbar, like many Manhattan pioneers, are buried at Hillgrove Cemetery.
Hattie Dunbar Headstone

Hattie Dunbar, wife to Aaron Dunbar, died in 1916. This is her original headstone.
Everett Elsey Gravestone

Pioneer Everett Elsey's gravestone at Hillgrove Cemetery. Elsey died in 1948.
Elsey Headstone

The Elsey family, many of whom are buried in Hillgrove, were Manhattan pioneers.
Lindahl Headstone

The Lindahl's were another early Manhattan family.

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