Montgomery County Illinois History

Entries for June 2009

St. Francis Hospital – Litchfield Illinois Such is the sentiment of every true Hospital Sister of St. Francis. Such was the sentiment which filled the hearts of five Sisters who established the Motherhouse of the Hospital Sisters of Saint Fran...
American Radiator and Standard Sanitary Corporation – Litchfield Illinois For almost half of the hundred-year history of the City of Litchfield, the American Radiator & Standard Sanitary Corporation has been a citizen of the community. Th...
LITCHFIELD has for many years been the stronghold of men's footwear in Brown Shoe Company. In 1916 first arrangements were made between progressive citizens of the community and officials of the company regarding the possibility of locating a Brown P...
  Litchfield Illinois – The Story of a Midwest Town Litchfield (1853-1953) - By Walter R. Sanders The history of a community is a history of a family seeking a new farm, a site for a business, a way to make a living or a fortune; it is ...
History of Litchfield Illinois 1860-1865: A WAR—A SCHOOL—A CITY HALL This period in the history of Litchfield is marked by the Civil War; it was a period of bitterness as the community was settled by families whose views differed accord...
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