Virginia native Gen. James Washington Singleton moved to Quincy in 1854. According to a Feb. 27, 1972, article in The Herald-Whig, Singleton purchased a farm on what is now Columbus Road just east of the city limits.
The floags are taken down every other month and replaced at Knapheide Manufacturing's "Wall of Faith" at the northeast corner of North 24th and Koch's Lane, but the process isn't that simple to keep the monument in impeccable condition.
The softball park was at the northeast corner of 24th and Broadway. Owned by Quincy businessman George Durst, the Quincy YMCA leased the Y softball park, also known as Durst Park.
I'm guessing this question was submitted becuase of the Easter snowstorm we received this month. There was snow that Easter, but it doesn't look like it was that much.
There was a caboose that served as a cloithing store in Quincy. It was simply called the Caboose, and it was at 427 N. 18th.
When the Quincy School Board started the naming process of the new elementary schools, Herald-Whig Staff Wrtier Deborah Gertz Husar compiled a list for the March 20, 2016, issue.
In some areas, homes were built up higher after terrain was filled in, bu in others the streets were dug out.
Playground equipment at school sin the Quincy School District will not be moved to the new school locations. School Board member Mike Troup, co-chairman of the Building Committee, said the equipment at the schools is no longer up to code.