Thursday, February 18, 2016

1926 Basketball Tournament

 We think you can enlarge this so you can read the scores for the Basketball tournament held at Lawrenceville in 1926.
There were interesting ads in this little booklet also.  For example,  The First National Bank's was:

Biff! Baff! Bang!  Brainy basketball beats braggarts, braces backbones, builds brawny biceps, battles baleful bacilli, brings back bacon.  Bank with First National Lawrenceville,  Ill
You can also see some of the ads on our website: Businesses around the Square

February program:  To commemorate the 207th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln this month, the Lawrence County Historical Society will feature noted Illinois author and lecturer, Tom Emery, at its meeting on Monday, February 22, 7:00 p.m. at the museum in Lawrenceville.