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1867

From Bloomingpedia
Years: 1864 1865 186618671868 1869 1870

Significant events from 1867.

January

February

March

April

  • 30th - James S. Johns is murdered on a train stopped in Gosport. Willis McMinniway was arrested for the crime, and sent on to Spencer to prevent a lynching.

May

June

July

  • 20th - A Mr. Bigwell is struck and killed by a train in Smithville.

August

  • 13th - The boiler of Soule & Peterson's steam saw mill, four miles northeast of Bloomington, explodes. Mr. Soule may have been fatally injured.

September

October

November

December

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The Square

Downtown businesses included George Sheeks, an attorney, who had an office at Mulliken's corner over Isaac Kahn's store, and Showers & Hendrix Furniture, on College Avenue north of the post office.