Historical Tidbits

The following are short items of historical interest that I have found about the county.  They are as historically accurate as I can make them and I consider them to be works in progress. 


Ewington Overpass 1922

Eight Months in Illinois (1842)

Railroad History Items from Kate Keller Bourland

Broughton into Effingham (the untold story)

Old Rifle Range

Old Ewington Road

Estray Laws

The Building of Roads

Masquelet's Place    

Early Effingham

Bridges & Fords

One Room School Locations  

Agricultural Influence  

Information on the Townships of Effingham County

National Road in Effingham County

Austin College 

Ewington the former county seat of Effingham County Plat.



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Kevin E. Perkins 2000 (see home page)