Montgomery County Illinois History

Abraham Lincoln Statue

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By Nancy Bliss Slepicka From Journal - News Monday August 17th, 2009 Abe was the star, but the spotlight was on Hillsboro's achievement for the unveiling of the new statue of America's 16th President. An overflow crowd attended ...
Half way down main street stands an old pine tree which is believed to be the oldest living thing in town. An aged resident of Montgomery County, a ninety-four-year old Civil War veteran, told this story shortly before his death: When I was a young ...