Harlem Township – 1957, Farm Plat map

Harlem Township

Source:  1957 Farm Plat map Winnebago County Illinois; Sponsored by the Union Grange, No. 811, Inc.

 

“Anything That Floats” Rock River Raft Race – 1983

Anything - 2

Source: Rockford Register Star July 5, 1983

“Anything That Floats” Rock River Raft Race – July 5, 1986

Raft Race

Source: Rockford Register Star July 5, 1986

Rockford Township farm Plat map – North West, 1957

Rockford Township plat NW

Source: Farm Plat Book, Winnebago County , 1957  Sponsored by Union Grange No. 811, Inc.

Black Hawk War, The – Thomas S. Johnson

Black Hawk War

Black Hawk War 2

Story continues. Issues of Nuggets of History are available to Rockford Public Library’s Local History Dept.

Source:  Nuggets of History, Vol. 45, No. 4, December 2007