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Local History Archives - July 2010

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Iron Mountain Railroad

 To give you an idea of early travel connections, we are reprinting an advertisement from the Missouri State Gazetteer, 1860, that gives arrival and departure times for the St. Louis & Iron Mountain Railroad and the stagecoach connections you could make to points in the Southwest.
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Springfield Area Baseball Teams

 A list of historic Springfield area teams and a colorful account of a game between the Springfield club and the Ozark Invincibles in 1900.  More...
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Fred Wines, Part 2

 In a letter in the Missouri Weekly Patriot, Reverend Wines proposes to leave the books and money he has collected to Springfield for the establishment of a library and a Library Association.  An article in the Missouri Patriot reports on it's progress the next year.  More...
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Fred Wines Part 1

 One of the most prominent men in Springfield, Missouri during the Civil War was Reverend Frederick H. Wines.   More...

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