Historical Society of Montgomery County Illinois Blog

Entries for February 2018

Snowy Winter Day HIllsboro Illinois 1910
This is one of my favorite photos. Main Street Hillsboro. Snowy winter day in 1910. This is from a set of family photos donated to the Historical Society by Paul Rainey.   Looking North on Main Street. Montgomery County Courthouse in the back...
Restoration of "The Hillsboro" Hotel
Soon visitors to Hillsboro will have a nice place to stay. The Historic "Hillsboro" Hotel / Red Rooster Inn has new owners. The hotel is currently closed and is undergoing a complete restoration. Check out the Red Rooster Inn Facebook page ...