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The City of Momence has a long and storied history, and this page will serve as the index for historically relevant stories we have uncovered. Click on the links below to read about Momence from the more personal perspective of those who came before us.
Momence in Mourning (1885 newspaper article)
Cut Away the Dam (1893 newspaper article)
Our Garden of Eden (1901 newspaper article)
The Great Bank Robbery (1902 newspaper article)
Living is Cheap Out in Momence (1910 newspaper article)
1921 Tribune Tour (1921 newspaper article)
Studebaker Road Test courtesy of Richard Quinn
Lincoln's Double and Illinois Pioneer by Martin Jonas Inter Ocean Newspaper, Chicago, IL, February 10, 1907
Recollections of an Old Settler by A. S. Vail - 1906
About Bela Turner Clark by Bill Morris (Great Grandson of Bela Turner Clark)
Momence Hay Palace 1890-1891 by Charles McNichols
Soldiers' Monument by Wayne Allen - 1910
A Short History of the Tiffany Brick Co. by I.E. Hardy - 1907
History of Conrad's Bakery by Janet Cremer