There’s something for everyone at the Heyworth Public Library! We’re not just about books. Come in and browse our complete collection. You’re sure to find something to spark your interest!
The Local History and Geneology Society will begin meeting again this fall in the library’s Community Room. The Society’s focus is Randolph Township and they are going to begin an oral histories project. The group will also be working with Dennis Powell, the Sexton in charge of Randolph Cemeteries, and begin a project to transfer the records to an electronic media for genealogist to more easily look up records. Whether you are a native of Randolph Township or a history buff, you are invited to help further our resources and document our shared history.
Links to Resources
The purpose of this website is to provide easy access to the names of coal miners who were injured or killed in mining accidents within the First District of Illinois between 1882 and 1927. This database also lists the names of workers certified as hoisting engineers, mine managers, and mine examiners for the same time period and locale.