Category Archives: History

Raising The Grade: Galveston Island Is Rebuilt

The Great Hurricane of 1900 that struck Galveston Island on the 8th of September impacted many lives and families.  The population of Galveston in the 1900 Census was nearly 38,000.  The loss of life from the storm is estimated at … Continue reading

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The Country Home in Pope County, Illinois

Nestled in the trees on the south side of Illinois Route 146 in Southern Illinois about 3 miles West of Golconda, is the log house built in 1936 that was known as The Country Home.  The building was a product … Continue reading

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