Montgomery County Illinois History

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Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument – Oak Grove Cemetery – Hillsboro Illinois Still Standing Guard – Soldiers Memorial Nearly A Century Old By: Richard Slepicka The soldiers' monument which stands over the entrance to Oak...
Dr. Herbert Swarsen M.D. – Hillsboro Illinois Senior member on the medical staff at Hillsboro Area Hospital is Dr. Herbert Swarsen, who has operated a family practice at the same location in Hillsboro for 37 years. His first medical office was...
Lewis H. Thomas House – Bois D’Arc Township Fire destroyed his first wooden home in Bois D'Arc Township and his second home of brick was built in 1888. This mansion had a cistern in the attic which supplied the two story home and the bas...
George Blackman/Evans House – Main Street – Hillsboro Illinois Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places The residence at 904 S. Main, in Which Idabel Evans lives and was reared and which has never passed outside her family's o...
By Idabel Evans In 1834, according to the Gazetteer of Illinois, Hillsboro was a "healthy and flourishing town" with 50 families and 250 inhabitants, six stores, four taverns, three blacksmiths, two tanneries, one shoemaker, two tailors, one tanner,...
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