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Local History Archives - March 2013

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Puzzling Tombstone

 Was there a cemetery on the Springfield Public Square?  This 1933 newspaper article speculates about the possiblity after workmen found a tombstone.
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Horton's Quarry

 Due to a low demand for gravel in the 1930's, Horton's Quarry ceased pumping water from their digs.  Water began to fill the quarry creating a lake that covered a full block.  More...
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Lincoln School

 The old Lincoln School, on the corner of Washington and Central streets, was to be used as a community center for woman's work projects in 1935.  More...
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