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Local History Archives - December 2012

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Christmas Stockings

 Mrs. Wade Bradley knitted 77 Christmas stockings to share with friends and family. This 1971 article gives the history of why people hang stockings at Christmas.  More...
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Holiday Lights

 A description of some of the holiday light displays in Springfield in 1967, including the newly annexed Parkcrest addition.   More...
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Lucius Rountree Home

 Lucius Rountree's landmark home is featured in a 1954 article.  In addition to the history of the house, Luclie Morris Upton also gives a history of the Rountree family, one of Greene County's earliest settlers.  More...
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St. John's

 A sneak peek at the new St. John's Hospital from Bias Magazine, July 15, 1952  More...
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