Spring Bay Village
Woodford County, Illinois Genealogy Trails
Source: Peoria Journal - Sunday, November 20, 1927
"Quaint Old Town of Spring Bay
Was Once in Old River Days Bigger Than Peoria".
contributed by Marilyn Buie, formated by Dena Whitesell

 The three oldest houses in town, only one of which is
now inhabited. The center one was once a restaurant. The little girl on the steps is Hazel Mae Loser. The other two buildings were once stores.

The Evangelical Church of Spring Bay

 John Winkler, mayor of Spring Bay, who enjoys the sport of fishing, is seen examining his fishing pole.

 H. A. Meehan, who delivers the mail to Spring Bay.
 There is no railroad, so every house in the village receives its mail by rural delivery.

 W. F. Sheerer, blacksmith, whose father bought this very blacksmith shop in 1850.

The Spring Bay grade and high school


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