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Doggie's Valentine

  

A whimsical valentine poem published in the Springfield Leader in 1925.  More...
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Kentwood Arms

 The Frisco Employee Magazine collection, available on the Local History page, often contains items of interest in Springfield history. For example, the opening of the Kentwood Arms hotel, built by John Woodruff in 1926.  More...
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Penland Grocery Store

 The old Penland Grocery Store was slated for demolition in 1956. Over seventy years old, the store sold groceries, hay and feed, and served as a community gathering place.   More...
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Springfield Schools and MLK Day 1992

President Ronald Reagan signed into law Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a federal holiday in 1983.  In 1992, it was not recognized as an official school holiday in Springfield.  However, students were dismissed for the day, as it was considered a teacher-principal work day.  More...
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George Clark's Side Glances

 Springfield Rotarians unknowingly hosted George Clark, well known syndicated cartoonist of "Side Glances".  More...
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