Moultrie Moment of the Week

Pictured above are Alexander Lumber Co. (Sullivan) employees in 1976. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above are Alexander Lumber Co. (Sullivan) employees in 1976. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Moultrie Moment of the Week

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Pictured above is the dairy barn at the Masonic Home in Sullivan. This photo was taken around the 1930’s. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728-4085.

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John F. & Alfred Eden owned this store on W. Harrison St. in Sullivan. This photo was taken about 1910. This row of buildings still exist and are directly behind 1st National Bank. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

John F. & Alfred Eden owned this store on W. Harrison St. in Sullivan. This photo was taken about 1910. This row of buildings still exist and are directly behind 1st National Bank. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

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James 0. Beavers of Taylorville submitted this photo of Fern Woodruff’s seventh grade class, taken in the fall of 1946. Class members in the photo are (boys from left) Phil Had, Harold King, Leon Cochran, Bosco Steven, Jim Sharp, Billy Blackwell, Kenneth Pedigo, John Robert Ray, Jim Beavers and Robert Shaw. The girls (right to left) are Jodean Isaacs, Carmen Jackson, Bet-ty Hood, Beverly Neal, Peggy Lou Gregory, Ethel May Schuster, Peggy Butler Auten, Judy Moore, Nancy Fleming, Sarah Yates and Betty West. Beavers was born June 1, 1934 in Sullivan at the corner of Market and Jackson Street where the Farm Bureau building is now located. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

James 0. Beavers of Taylorville submitted this photo of Fern Woodruff’s seventh grade class, taken in the fall of 1946. Class members in the photo are (boys from left) Phil Had, Harold King, Leon Cochran, Bosco Steven, Jim Sharp, Billy Blackwell, Kenneth Pedigo, John Robert Ray, Jim Beavers and Robert Shaw. The girls (right to left) are Jodean Isaacs, Carmen Jackson, Bet-ty Hood, Beverly Neal, Peggy Lou Gregory, Ethel May Schuster, Peggy Butler Auten, Judy Moore, Nancy Fleming, Sarah Yates and Betty West. Beavers was born June 1, 1934 in Sullivan at the corner of Market and Jackson Street where the Farm Bureau building is now located. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Moultrie Moment of the Week

Pictured above is the north side of square in Sullivan in1881. The far left 3-story building is theTitus Opera House. The second floor corner office is John R. Eden Law Office. The first floor corner is a general store. Standing in front of the stairs to the Opera room and next to his new sewing machine is G.O. Andrews, a tailor. Next is L.M. Spitler and his son. Occupying the Vadakin “Drugs” building was Mose Ansbacher, men’s clothing. Where TNT is today was occupied by the “Journal” newspaper. Harry J. Pike, Jeweler occupied one of the small wooden buildings, and Dr. Lewis was located in the end building. Photo taken by A.S. Creech and is oldest known photo of that side of square. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above is the north side of square in Sullivan in1881. The far left 3-story building is theTitus Opera House. The second floor corner office is John R. Eden Law Office. The first floor corner is a general store. Standing in front of the stairs to the Opera room and next to his new sewing machine is G.O. Andrews, a tailor. Next is L.M. Spitler and his son. Occupying the Vadakin “Drugs” building was Mose Ansbacher, men’s clothing. Where TNT is today was occupied by the “Journal” newspaper. Harry J. Pike, Jeweler occupied one of the small wooden buildings, and Dr. Lewis was located in the end building. Photo taken by A.S. Creech and is oldest known photo of that side of square. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

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Pictured above is the Dalton City train depot. This is a very rare postcard photo that is post dated 1909. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above is the Dalton City train depot. This is a very rare postcard photo that is post dated 1909. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

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Pictured here is Sullivan Sunoco Service in May 1976. This building, owned by Derald Dinger, was located at 111 W. Jackson St. in Sullivan. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured here is Sullivan Sunoco Service in May 1976. This building, owned by Derald Dinger, was located at 111 W. Jackson St. in Sullivan. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

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Pictured above is the Sullivan Country Club in 1928. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above is the Sullivan Country Club in 1928. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

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Pictured above is the Lovington Centennial in 1950. Pictured are Connie Bowers with John Bowers and her granddaughter Sharon Foley Kirkwood. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above is the Lovington Centennial in 1950. Pictured are Connie Bowers with John Bowers and her granddaughter Sharon Foley Kirkwood. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

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Pictured above is the Memorial Arch that stood on the NW corner of the square during & after WWI. It listed all the local men who served. It was torn down after the war.. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above is the Memorial Arch that stood on the NW corner of the square during & after WWI. It listed all the local men who served. It was torn down after the war.. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.