Montgomery County Illinois History
MORE HISTORY OF THE OLD HILLSBORO MINE In the book HILLSBORO A HISTORY by Dorothy Bliss - based on the writings by Tom Bliss, approximately one full page is devoted to giving a brief history of the Hillsboro Mine. The Blisses describe how, in 1869, ...
BIOGRAPHY   20 October 1911  MONTGOMERY COUNTY NEWS newspaper, FORTY-ONE YEARS IN BUSINESS        On  Monday of next week, October 23rd, Louis Welge, the veteran furniture dealer of this city and one of...
Raymond as a town was organized in 1871, with R. M. Van Doren as president of the board, E. A. Hanna as clerk, and W. P. Carter as treasurer. The town was laid out by Ishmael McGowan and Nimrod McElroy in 1870, at the time of the building of the Waba...
When the Wabash Railroad was built across North Litchfield Township, in 1870, at a distance of about six miles from Litchfield, and near the northern line of the township, the right of way of the road ran through a little cluster of houses, and at th...
The first white settler of Butler Grove Township was Jacob Cress, who came here during the spring of 1818, and settled what later became known as the old Cress farm, still later owned by Jacob Scherer, and now the property of the Jacob Cress heirs, o...
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