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Local History Archives - May 2012

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Ely Paxson's Telephone

 Ely Paxson was installing his own telephone lines between his home and business in 1884.  More...
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Bed Bugs

 The 1850 Springfield South-Western Flag newspaper gives a recommendation for the killing of bed bugs...but not one we would use today!  More...
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Early Movie Theaters

 A look back at the early movie theaters in Springfield by N. J. Cunningham, who was the oldest motion picture operator in 1927.  More...
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Arnold Palmer

 Arnold Palmer smashed the Twin Oaks County Club record in 1963.  More...

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