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Preserving history

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County clerk awarded $12,200 to save 180-year-old records

By The Staff

Books containing the recorded history of Spencer County residents have led a dangerous, yet charmed life.

These leather-bound volumes, containing court and marriage records beginning over 180 years ago, have survived not one, but two courthouse fires. Their yellowed pages reveal water damage from the Great Flood of 1937.

“This data can easily be lost,” said John Lilly, a collector of local history. “The bindings of these books are broken. Their strings are popped. They have to be repaired or we’re going to lose pages.”


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