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Local History Archives - August 2011

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Harry D. Durst

 Bias magazine published an in-depth biography of this Springfield mayor, Spanish-American War veteran, lawyer and grocer in 1951.  More...
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Edwards Cabin, Wilson's Creek Battlefield

 A log cabin, donated in 1973, is used to mark the location of Sterling Price’s headquarters, located near the base of “Bloody Hill" at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield.  More...
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Lyon's Headquarters

 General Lyon's headquarters was located in a home owned by John S. Phelps on College Street just west of Main Avenue.  This recent  photo shows the location formerly occupied by Lyon.   More...
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