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Local History Archives - April 2013

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Last Ride of the Frisco

 Area residents scrambled to take one last ride on the St. Louis and San Francisco Railway.  Some of their experiences are given in this newspaper article published in 1967.
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Spanish Land Grant Claims

 Spanish Land Grant claims were used by an unscrupulous real estate salesman from Ohio to sell bogus land deeds in Barry County in 1869.   More...
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St. Luke M. E. Church

 A history of St. Luke M. E. Church, on the north side of Springfield, is told in this article published in 1927.

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