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LARGEST GOOSE FARM IN WORLD OWNED BY W. H. FIRKE

LARGEST GOOSE FARM IN WORLD OWNED BY W. H. FIRKE

Copied from the Mansfield Centennial Times (Aug. 27, 1970) by Mansfield Express W. H. Firke, farmer-banker, has done much In putting Mansfield on the map since establishing his goose farm on the outskirts of the village, as it bas been advertised throughout the United...

Bracken School

Bracken School

By Audrey Jean Amacher One room school houses dotted the early landscapes and one room pretty well describes the structures. No electricity or inside plumbing. Water for drinking or cleaning up came from an outside pump. Bracken School was located northeast of Farmer...

1947 Moore Township Student Handbook

1947 Moore Township Student Handbook

Text pulled from booklet, If you see issues with the typing please let me know under what section and what the issue(s) are. Scans of the booklet are at the bottom of the post. STUDENT'S HAND BOOK MOORE TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL FARMER CITY, ILLINOIS 1947-1948...

Farmer City Businesses on Main Street

Farmer City Businesses on Main Street

THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE CONTAINS A DESCRIPTION OF THE DOWNTOWN area of MT. PLEASANT and FARMER CITY. THE information was taken from the many newspapers that have served FARMER CITY dating from 1868. Information before 1870 was obtained from articles by JIM JACKSON who came to MT. PLEASANT in 1853. Special mention to the following people, past and […]