History of Winnebago County, IL Up to 1848

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Special Presentation:

Wednesday, April 18 at 7:00 pm

Talcott Free Library
101 E. Main St., Rockton

Presenter Robert Lindvall, former Winnebago County Law Librarian will share his discoveries about the history of the local area during that period.  His visual presentation will highlight:

· Area prehistory
· Accounts of early travelers
· Early maps/changing borders
· First settlers of the townships
· Influential settlers
· Early post office locations
· “paper” towns
· Ghost towns
· Early trails and roads
· Early county events and developments


Finally, no historical presentation is complete without a dose of speculation and gossip.  Learn more about the  area of Illinois you call home.  Free presentation for community.  No registration required.   

Presented by the
Rockton Township Historical Society
and Talcott Free Library