A Memorial Page Dedicated to Our Beautiful City

Featured Partners

Maple City Memories

1912 Election

DELIVERING ELECTION RESULTS TO THE MASSES—1912 STYLE It was November 5—the night of the hotly contested presidential election—and hundreds of

Maple City Memories

Nizie the Elephant

MONMOUTH’S MAGIC ELEPHANT SHROUDED IN MYSTERY It has been said that an elephant never forgets, but the true details concerning

Maple City Memories

Nicola’s Zoo

NICOLA’S ZOO Monmouth’s celebrated magician, The Great Nicola, was famous for making an elephant disappear, but less well known is

Maple City Memories

Fall Festival Aerialist

FALL FESTIVAL AERIALIST The 1920s were the heyday for daredevils, stunt artists and magicians. It is small surprise, then, that

Maple City Memories

City of the Dead

MONMOUTH’S CITY OF THE DEAD Prior to the 1830s, Americans buried their dead in churchyards and utilitarian “burying grounds.” There

Maple City Memories

City Fountain

CITY FOUNTAIN WAS SOURCE OF PRIDE, CONTROVERSY Everyone loves a beautiful fountain. Unless perhaps you’ve installed one in your garden

Maple City Memories

John Calder – Artic Explorer

WARREN COUNTY FARMER MAROONED IN ARCTIC AS YOUNG MAN Only a select few individuals ever visit the Oval Office, but

Maple City Memories

Warren County Library

WARREN COUNTY LIBRARY GREW STEADILY THROUGH PHILANTHROPY Monmouth is known for some firsts—the founding of the first collegiate women’s fraternity,

Maple City Memories

Monmouth’s Tobacco King

MONMOUTH’S TOBACCO KING HELPED PUT ‘MAPLE CITY’ ON THE MAP In recent years, immigrants from around the world have contributed

Listen to us LIVE

Top Stories Right Now

Rep. Norine Hammond legislation on proton beam radiation therapy given committee approval
Updated: Best Amazon Skincare Products Approved by Top Influencers [November 2022]
United Red Storm vs. Stark County Rebels IHSA Football on 9-23-22
Natural Hazards Mitigation Meeting to be Held March 1 at Meks on Main
Chief Switzer Reminds Motorists of “Scott’s Law” Safety Responsibilities

Subscribe to our Community Newsletter

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Prairie Communications, 55 Public Square, Monmouth, IL, 61462, https://977wmoi.com/. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact