Putnam County Newspapers and Articles From the Past

Putnam County News Items

  • 1935 LaSalle County Bank Robbers Captured or Killed Near Magnolia - Tragic Deaths of Marshall and LaSalle County Men - Contributed by Terri Taylor
  • Lake Senachwine  
    • Senachwine Lake Alive with Pleasure Seeker (Aug 3, 1882)
    • New Hotel at Lake Senachwine  
  • New Items from the Past -Miscellaneous information gathered from Local Newspapers
    • Add for Blacksmithing (Jan. 31, 1846 - The Hennepin Herald)
    • One hundred People to Immigrate to Oregon (1847)
    • C. F. Weston's Horse Stolen (The Ottawa free trader. (Ottawa, Ill.), March 30, 1850)
    • Rudolph Kennig Alive in Putnam County (1853)
    • New paper for Hennepin - Hennepin Tribune (Illinois Chronicle April 17 1856)
    • Citizens Help During the Flood (The Ottawa free trader. (Ottawa, Ill.), February 28, 1857)
    • New Senachwine PO(Jun 19, 1857-The Courier)
    • Explosion of Steam Boat Nile (Sep. 4, 1857 - The Courier)
    • Explosion of Steam Boat Nile (Sep. 4, 1857 - The Hennepin Tribune)
    • The Murder of Thomas and Sophia Hopkins(July 25, 1867 - The Marshall County Republican)
    • Putnam County Delegates to the Illinois Republican Convention for 1866 (July 26, 1866)
    • The trial of Aaron Sherman for the Murder of Samuel Dowhower (The Ottawa free trader. (Ottawa, Ill.), June 1868)
    • Attempted Jail Break and Shooting Death of Holbrook (August 26, 1869)
    •  The hanging of Joseph Ramsey near Granville (April 18, 1870)
    • September 22, 1870 Miscellanous News Items from the Henry Republican
    • September 29, 1870 Putnam County News Items from the Henry Republican
    • May 9, 1872 Putnam County News - Magnolia:  Scarlet Fever in Magnolia and Clear Creek
    • The Putnam County Fair - Sept. 12, 1872
    • The1874 Mail Route (1874 Henry Republican)
    • 1874 Buel Institute Fair - 28th Exhibition (Henry Republican)
    • The "Granvillian" Newspaper
    • The 1875 Mail route
    • Frank Turner Severely Injured (1876)
    • 1877 Buel Institute Fair - 31st Exhibition ( Henry Republican)
    • Putnam County Musical Convention (The Ottawa free trader., June 19, 1880)
    • March 1881- Small Colony Heads for Iowa (Henry Republican)
    • Magnolia House Robbed (1892)
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Durley Votes in First Election (1895)
    • Swan Lake Club Burned (1901)
    • August 4, 1898 - Local News Items:  (Klondyke expedition, sale of the old Buell Institute grounds, Jeff Durley's move, boys arrested for egg trick)
    • Farmers Pressed For State School A Century Ago (November 21, 1951)
  • Miscellaneous News Items From the Henry News Republican


Putnam County Newspapers

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