Montgomery County Illinois History

Entries for May 2009

A Memorial Celebration By: Donna Thacker Memorial Weekend is a time for remembering our lost loved ones. In the small town of Panama Il, population 323, the residents remember and honor a special breed of men and women - the coal mining families of...
The Brick Streets of Hillsboro
By Mike Rappe Summer 1906-Mayor Rice Miller and the City commissioners voted to create more than 1½ miles of brick streets. Spring of 1907-Project Began-approximately 150 Hillsboro business property owners were assessed $42,095 (levied again...
Hillsboro Today
HILLSBORO ILLINOIS (626 alt., 4,435 pop.) lies approximately midway between Springfield, Illinois, and St. Louis, Missouri, a short distance east of U S 66, the main highway between those two cities. The table-top farms of the Illinois prairie circle...
The Hillsboro Hotel
Red Rooster Inn History “The Hillsboro” Opened “The Hillsboro” was formally opened with a big reception and supper on Friday evening of last week and the event was one of the most pleasant and successful social events that h...
These octogenarians all live in Irving and they had this group picture of themselves made recently, just to prove that residents of Irving live a long time. While they are now counted among the elderly residents of Irving, all have done their bit in ...
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