North of Timewell in Brown County, and out on what was once a vast prairie, is the Mounds Cemetery. Here with family and neighbors is the final resting place of George Washington Lucas.
Ever since their introduction by Spanish explorers in the late 15th century, American card games have been a popular pastime offering challenging and creative play.
There were eight graduates in the Blessing Hospital Training School for Nurses Class of 1916. Three of them served with the American Red Cross Nursing Service in World War I. The Rev. F.J. Brown of the Payson Congregational Church gave the graduation addr
Every Sunday morning for 55 years, thousands of viewers -- Catholics and non-Catholics alike -- in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri have watched the broadcast of "Mass for Shut-Ins" on Quincy television stations. Sponsored by the Quincy chapter of the Knights of
Illinois' Constitution of 1818 started the evolution in the state's court system in which Quincy jurist Richard Montgomery Young figured prominently.
In May 1917 the war in Europe had been raging for almost three years while America officially remained on the sidelines. Americans were involved in private efforts to offer humanitarian aid and support.
On Sept. 11, 1845, a large public meeting was held at the courthouse in Quincy, and a solemn resolution was passed. The city's leading men were appointed to deliver it to Nauvoo, the Mormon city 47 miles north in Hancock County.