Another Mystery in Richmond!

My blog on the Sears Houses in Richmond has gotten several hundred views in the last few days. I am tickled pink to see it, but I wish I knew what led folks to a 15-month old blog! But in the meantime, I’ve made another *fascinating* discovery, which might lead...

New Information on Schoper, Illinois

All ghost towns have a fascinating history, and Schoper, Illinois is no different. Located about eight miles from Carlinville, the town of Schoper (also known as Standard City) was originally Thomas Schoper’s 500-acre family farm. In 1918, Standard Oil of...