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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.

Blueridge Parkway [North Carolina - Tennessee]

Old Main at North Central College. What a great college in Naperville, Illinois!

The Delta Queen, famous old riverboat that ruled the Ohio river until a few years ago, she is all wood, had to be retired, love those river boats

Old mine building, near Prairie du Rocher, Illinois

Burden Falls, Hardin County, Illinois. So close to home and well worth the trip even when they aren't flowing!

Johnson County Court House Vienna, Illinois

North Alton, Illinois - Confederate Cemetery Monument.

Edwards County Court House Albion, Illinois

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

Antique Vintage Map ILLINOIS & INDIANA 1927 Map by KnickofTime, $9.00

Prairie du Rocher, Illinois

Illinois river.

Fort de Chartres near Prairie du Rocher, IL. Photo courtesy of Christopher Martin. Randolph County, IL. http://www.ftdechartres.com

Vultures on bluffs in Prairie du Rocher, IL

Springfield - Illinois State Capitol Building by myoldpostcards, via Flickr

Antique ILLINOIS & INDIANA 1930's Map by KnickofTime

Prairie du Rocher, Illinois

North Alton, Illinois - Confederate Cemetery - Entrance Gate (2)