Did James Singleton have the Boscobel on Columbus Road?
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Did James Singleton have the Boscobel on Columbus Road?

Virginia native Gen. James Washington Singleton moved to Quincy in 1854. According to a Feb. 27, 1972, article in The Herald-Whig, Singleton purchased a farm on what is now Columbus Road just east of the city limits.

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How often are flags replaced at Knapheide's display?
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How often are flags replaced at Knapheide's display?

The floags are taken down every other month and replaced at Knapheide Manufacturing's "Wall of Faith" at the northeast corner of North 24th and Koch's Lane, but the process isn't that simple to keep the monument in impeccable condition.

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Do you have information on softball park that was at 24th and Broadway?

The softball park was at the northeast corner of 24th and Broadway. Owned by Quincy businessman George Durst, the Quincy YMCA leased the Y softball park, also known as Durst Park.

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What kind of business was Webster's?

This question has been sitting in our inbox for some time. We've tried to find something related to a Webster's store, but haven't come up with anything solid.

I heard there was 19 inches of snow on Easter 1978. Is this true?
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I heard there was 19 inches of snow on Easter 1978. Is this true?

I'm guessing this question was submitted becuase of the Easter snowstorm we received this month. There was snow that Easter, but it doesn't look like it was that much.

Was there a caboose in Quincy that served as a clothing store?
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Was there a caboose in Quincy that served as a clothing store?

There was a caboose that served as a cloithing store in Quincy. It was simply called the Caboose, and it was at 427 N. 18th.

How did the current elementary schools get their names?
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How did the current elementary schools get their names?

When the Quincy School Board started the naming process of the new elementary schools, Herald-Whig Staff Wrtier Deborah Gertz Husar compiled a list for the March 20, 2016, issue.

Why are some Quincy lots elevated above street level?
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Why are some Quincy lots elevated above street level?

In some areas, homes were built up higher after terrain was filled in, bu in others the streets were dug out.

Why is Vietnam Veterans Day not recognized?
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Why is Vietnam Veterans Day not recognized?

A law signed last year offically made March 29 National Vietnam Veterans Day to honor Vietnam veterans and the sacrifices they made.

Will existing playground equipment be moved to new QPS schools?
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Will existing playground equipment be moved to new QPS schools?

Playground equipment at school sin the Quincy School District will not be moved to the new school locations. School Board member Mike Troup, co-chairman of the Building Committee, said the equipment at the schools is no longer up to code.

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