Montgomery County Illinois History

Entries for June 2009

Past Town Presidents – Hillsboro Illinois 1855 - Thomas Phillips 1856 - Jacob Whitehead 1857 - Joseph Eccles 1858 - David B. Jackson 1859 - David B. Jackson 1860 - Jacob Whitehead 1861 - David McEwen 1862 - Amos L. Clotfelter 1...
L-R: Carol Berry, president of Montgomery County Genealogical Society, Lora and Todd Dean, Jim May, president of the Historical Society of Montgomery County. The tall, stately grave marker at the hilltop marks the family plot of Hiram Rountree, who d...
     On Saturday, Sept. 27th, about forty caring citizens converged on one of Hillsboro's oldest and most historic cemeteries to help give the cemetery a facelift. These fine people came armed with machetes, loppers, chain saws, a...
Do you recognize this industrial plant in 1918?   American Zinc Company – ASARCO – Taylor Springs Illinois By Tom Bliss Do you recognize this Industrial plant which was a hub of activity during World War I? If you do, your memor...
Litchfield Illinois Masonic Fraternity In February, 1857, a petition was granted by J. H. Hibbard, MWGM of the State of Illinois, to a group of Masons to institute a Masonic Lodge in Litchfield to be known as Charter Oak Lodge. The first meeting was...
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