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Comptons Boast Centennial, Sesquicentennial Farms
Two brothers originally from Virginia trekked on foot from Ohio to southern Shelby County in the late 1830s and through their lifetimes acquired nearly 750 acres each in what was then known as Holland Township.
Lantz Farm Recognized as Sesquicentennial Farm
In 1838 Abraham Middlesworth purchased land from the State of Illinois Public Domain Land Sales. That land located eight miles south of Shelbyville in Clarksburg Township remains in the family 172 years later.
Scarecrow Daze Parade
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Scarecrow Daze 2010 Available for Download!
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Boys Farm Celebrates 164 Year History
The Boys family farm has seen five generations living on the land in its 164-year history. A sixth generation Boys works the land for his father.
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Spannagel Centennial Farm
On 120 acres in Ash Grove Township, near the intersection of 1000N and 3050E, stands a barn surrounded by fields of grain. It has been around for over 140 years. More details inside!
2010 Shelby County 4-H Fair Section
The Shelby County 4-H Fair was a great success!
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