Book on Businesses
LCGHS Roots and Branches
3rd quarter, 2013
LCGHS book project requesting
project is underway which is inviting participation from
the LCGHS membership and anyone aware of former or
current businesses in Logan County. Roseann Coers
and Marla Blair are planning a book on Logan County
businesses, past and present. Resources are plentiful,
but the editors are counting on individuals and families
who have personal stories, pictures and information that
can contribute to this segment of Logan County history.
Items of interest might include pictures of buildings
and/or owners and personnel, written stories or memories
of visiting/shopping in a specific business, news
articles which discuss the business or make a public
announcement about merchandise, services or staffing and
ownership, or advertising material and/or gadgets. We
are willing to meet with anyone who wishes to tell a
story, but does not wish to or cannot write the
will be inventoried and pictures scanned; all
contributors will be acknowledged in the publication. An
identification number will be assigned for inventory and
ownership identification. All items will be stored in a
documents may be dropped off at the Logan County
Genealogical & Historical Society, 114 N.
Lincoln. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday
and Friday; 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday evenings, and the
second and fourth Saturday of each month, from 10 a.m.
to 1 p.m.
also be emailed to
LCGHS1@hotmail.com. Note the “Book project” in the
A contest to
name the book will be conducted at a later date. For
questions or additional information,
Please contact Roseann Coers, 217-737-2534, or Marla
Blair, 217-732-9875. If necessary, please leave a
message about the book project with a name and number.
Revenue from the final book sales will benefit new LCGHS