Montgomery County Illinois History
Prior to 1913 no systemic effort had been made to preserve the old time records, and the evidences of old customs and habits of living, except such as were to be found in official records that was made necessary by the exigencies of business. In A...
Montgomery County Courthouse
The Historic Montgomery County Courthouse The Historic Montgomery County Courthouse was built over a period of time from 1868 to 1872, but contains in its walls fragments of an earlier courthouse which was well known to Abraham Lincoln. The buildin...
1821 Montgomery County organized. County seat site three miles southwest of Hillsboro selected March 21 and site named Hamilton on April 23. 1822 Robert Anderson and Milton Shurtleff secure permits to sell liquor and other articles. 1823 Commissi...
Litchfield Hillsboro Chautauqua
The annual Chautauqua, a major attraction from 1906 to 1931, started in 1905 at Litchfield; but when the electric interurban connected Litchfield and Hillsboro in 1906, residents of both towns selected a wooded tract of land halfway between the two p...
Hillsboro Area Hospital
Hillsboro Area Hospital – Hillsboro Illinois The Hillsboro Hospital, 800 School Street, has thirty-three beds and excellent operating and X-ray rooms. On March 17, 1905, representatives of the Woman's Relief Corps, the W. C. T. U., the Rebekah...
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