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From our friends at the Bloomington Pantagraph and McLean County Museum Archivist Bill Kemp.
Illinois State Historical Society: Where History Never Gets Old


PFOP: Lightning menace to man and beast, past and present
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On May 20, 1897, a heavy afternoon shower accompanied by a “brilliant electrical display” passed through the Lexington area, catching 18-year-old John Hays in open country upon a horse and
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