The first water system for Madison was built between 1814 and 1817. While it did not serve everyone in the city it must have been a monumental achievement for such an early age. The first water ducts were hollowed out logs fitted into each other...
Fort Wayne (Ind.)--History;
Allen County (Ind.)--History;
Allen County (Ind.)--Biography
Pictorial history of Fort Wayne, Indiana; a review of two centuries of occupation of the region about the head of the Maumee river; also the story of the townships of Allen county by Mrs. Samuel R.Taylor