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Chronicle History


September 26, 2019

Publisher's note: Helen Hollyer, publisher from 2004-11, first wrote this historical piece. It's reprinted here, abridged for space, and updated through today, in celebration of the paper's 110th birthday.

CRESWELL - The Creswell area began to be settled in 1845, it took until 1909 for the population to have grown enough to support a newspaper.

The first edition of The Creswell Chronicle was published on Sept. 30, 1909, which was edited and published by George H. Baxter. A front-page story in the first issue indicated that both floors of the recently completed building at the northeast cor...

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