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HANSBROUGH, Henry Clay, (1848 - 1933) Senate Years of Service: 1891-1909, a Representative and a Senator from North Dakota; born near Prairie du Rocher, Randolph County, Ill., January 30, 1848; attended the common schools; moved to San Jose, Calif., in 1867

Crooked Creek Church was prospering 100 years ago. This photo was taken in May 1911 - "dinner on the grounds" - a tradition which may have been the forerunner of the Old Settlers Reunion across the road.Crooked Creek Primitive Baptist Church Iola, Oskaloosa township, Clay county, Illinois

Clay County Courthouse Louisville, Illinois J.W. Royer designed the courthouse which was completed in 1912.

A spinning wheel in the Creole House in Prairie du Rocher, IL. Photo courtesy of Christopher Martin. Randolph County, IL.