What’s New

November 16, 2019 Added 5 new articles b y Dean Karau and one new video

October 14, 2019 Added 2 new articles by Dean Karau and the new 2019 Mural Brochure. All can be found in the Documents tab of the website

October 7, 2019 Added a link the the Carl Michael Fischer Memorial website

Sept 26, 2019 Added the “Kewanee Story” to the Documents page.  It’s a 45 page history of Kewanee that was produced for the Centennial in 1954

Sept 17, 2019 Added the City Directory from 1941-42

Sept 17, 2019 Added 4 articles about Kewanee by Dean Karau

Aug 6, 2019 – Added 4 documents about Fred Francis and 2 new articles by Dean Karau … see the documents tab

July 24, 2019 – Added 2 New Articles by Dean Karau … see the documents tab

July 19, 2019 – Added very nice architectural drawings of the Fred Francis house and the cistern / water system.  Search for “Francis” in the documents tab

July 16, 2019 – Added 1930 and 1964 Kewanee City Directories … see the documents tab

July 15, 2019 – Added 3 New Articles by Dean Karau … see the documents tab

June 3, 2019 – Added 3 City Directories — 1989-1899, 1905-1906, and 1921

May 18, 2019 – Added Crystal Lake article by Dean Karau

April 29, 2019 – Added articles and videos on Kewanee history by Dean Karau

April 15-20, 2019 – Added articles and Videos on Kewanee history by Dean Karau.

March 21, 2019 – Added a great video by Dean Karau on the history of Windmont Park. To see it click on the “Photos & Videos” tab, then click the link to the Video Gallery page.

March 9, 2019 – Added 1954 City Directory to the Documents page.

March 1, 2019 – Added 1937-1938 City Directory to the Documents page.

Feb 28, 2019 – Added Kewanee Chamber of Commerce Booklet from 1977. See the documents tab of the website.

Feb 23, 2019 – Added the dedication booklet for the “New” Kewanee High School (1956). See the documents tab of the website.

Feb 7, 2019 – Added a photo gallery of the winter ice storm of 1920-21 and added a 32 page newspaper insert booklet about the 100th anniversary of Kewanee Boiler

Jan 26, 2019 – Added 30 new documents to the “Documents” tab

Jan 19, 2019 – Added a 70+ page PDF with numerous photos, documents and clippings about the Black Knights (later the Knights)

Jan 24, 2019 – Added 3 items in the “Documents” tab … 90 pages of baseball documents and clippings, another 36 page baseball document, and 3 pages related to the Ballhawks.

Jan 19, 2019 – Added a new photo gallery — The Black Knights

Jan 9, 2019 – The website has been “remodeled”

  • Over 1,000 new images have been added bringing the total to about 2,500 in over 40 different categories.
  • A new “Documents” tab has been added and over 50 documents are available, including 6 fully scanned city directories (several hundred pages each)
  • New items are included in the “Kewanee History” tab
  • The site has been simplified to improve navigation

 

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