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History
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005 12:00 am
One hundred years ago, automobile racing came to the Illinois State Fair dirt track for the first time when the Springfield Automobile Club sponsored a meet at which the feat
History
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004 12:00 am
Who has not gazed upon picture-book renderings of Ephesus, Rome, Tyre, Machu Picchu, Stonehenge, and other fantastic sites of archaeological remains and not wondered about the civilizations tha
History
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004 12:00 am
If you're like me, maybe you've wondered about the derivation of the "Aristocracy Hill" designation given to the historic neighborhood bounded by South Grand Avenue and Jackson, Second, and Eig
Feature
Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004 12:00 am
Like many native Springfieldians, Jim Pendergrass of south Springfield moved back to his old hometown after long making his residence elsewhere. In and of itself, that fact is hardly worth ment
History
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004 12:00 am
The cloud of fear and uncertainty that gripped the United States during the years of World War II began to lift with the defeat of Germany and Japan in 1945, but Americans felt the war's afters
History
Thursday, July 15, 2004 12:00 am
Just west of the Capitol complex, new markers have sprouted from street signs, identifying the area as the Pasfield House Historic District. The city-sanctioned designation honors the memory of one of

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