Thursday, October 9, 2014

Governor T. Roosevelt Visits Bunker Hill - 1900

Governor T. Roosevelt Visits Bunker Hill
October 12, 1900

A goodly number of people came to town last Monday evening in response to advertising that Governor Theodore Roosevelt of New York, Republican candidate for Vice-President of the United States, would be in Bunker Hill that evening.  The largest number present at any time during the evening was 450 or 500.

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--Cite this story:  Redford, Carol, and Betty Triplett. "City Growth." In Reflections: A History of the Bunker Hill-Woodburn Area, 35. Bunker Hill: Bunker Hill Publications, 1993. Provided by the Bunker Hill IL Historical Society.

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