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home : millennium edition : area town histories September 18, 2019

Historic homes showcase Assumption's rich heritage
Several homes in Assumption, originally named Tacusah, were built between 1895 and 1907 and remain as examples of the beautiful homes of that period.

Stage coach stop spurred growth in Edinburg's early history
EDINBURG - The 1880 History of Christian County describes Edinburg as "the most thriving town between Taylorville and Springfield.

What lies ahead for Pana?
PANA—Pana has seen many changes throughout the years. What does the new millennium have in store for the town? Pana residents share their opinions.
Friday, September 1, 2000

Harvel is home to many businesses
Only a portion of the town of Harvel is within the boundaries of Christian County. The Trinity Lutheran Church is located on the north side of Harvel and the Harvel Christian Church is on the county line between Christian and Montgomery Counties.

Home to world indoor softball champs and other interesting facts make Morrisonville a unique community
How many towns can say a governor once owned most of the town? Or the town was named after a colonel?

History of Pana: a timeline
Pana Township The precinct of the Township of Pana was originally called Stone Coal Precinct.

Midland area thrives on Peabody coal
In 1900 mine owner F. S. Peabody sent James Kincaid to purchase tracts of land along the Midland.

Founded in 1839 Mt. Auburn has an interesting history
MT. AUBURN In the early beginnings of this country, as pioneers trekked west for opportunity and prosperity, the old Cumberland Road, which began at Cumberland, Maryland, was left by many at Terre Haute, Indiana.

Owaneco through the century
OWANECO Over the past 150 years, the village of Owaneco has changed in many ways. It has seen prosperity and recession, a population growth and then a study decline of inhabitants.

Rosamond History
Until about the year of 1855, much of the area we know today as Rosamond remained in its wild native state.

Stonington once was a coal mining community
Stonington was a village of growth through the years. The village began as a trading post once known as "Sandersville", prospering for thirty three years.

Village of Palmer once had its own high school and newspaper
The Village of Palmer, located in Bear Creek Township, is between Taylorville and Morrisonville on Illinois Route 48.

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