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Putnam County, Illinois History and Genealogy
Village History - Florid

 

 History

The History of Florid
(Descriptions taken from written histories)

Description of the 1835 Plat of the Village of Florid
- Donated by Mike O'Neal

Fort Cribs

Putnam County - Florid and Mt. Palatine
( Brief Sketch of the Village of Florid and Mt. Palatine and its surrounding prairie. Taken From The Herald and Review, August 23, 1845)

At Florid
(Brief sketch in the 1867 Marshall County Republican, Henry Newspaper)

Teachers and Education

Putnam County Teachers Institute
(At Florid)Taken From the Hennepin Tribune,  October 22, 1858

The 1879 Teachers Institute at Florid
(Taken From the Henry Republican, January 30, 1879)

School Photo - early 1900's

1914-1915 Florid School
(Teacher, Students, President and Clerk)

1902-1903 Florid School
(Teacher, Students by Class, Directors)

News

Florid News



Disasters

Florid School House Burned (Jan. 29, 1908)
 

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