The town was established in 1875 with the help of Israel Green, he was in charge of 12 men who stormed the arsenal held by John Brown at Harper's Ferry. The town was moved in 1879 to the present site of Mitchell for fear of flooding.

East on highway 16 to firesteel creek, left after the bridge, approximately 1/4 mil in from the road, you can still see where main street was. Private property, ask for permission first

A few foundations and an old dug out remain

Davison county