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Bobtown, IL

  • Historically Known As: Robinsons Mill

  • Type: Hamlet

Located 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of Oakford, Bobtown is an unincorporated community in Menard County, Illinois. - AsNotedIn


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Places

Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Robinson-Bonnett Inn
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  • NRHP
Whites Crossing Rd E of Clary Cr

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1836/00/00 James M Robinson Owner The Robinson family register another 40 acres of land in Menard County where they establish a grist and a sawmill in the northwest corner of the acreage.
1837/07/13 Abraham Lincoln Work Abraham Lincoln introduces a bill in the Illinois Legislature to Establish a State Road from Beardstown to Peterburg, by way of Richmond and Robinsons Mill.
1845/00/00 By the early 1840s, Robinsons Mill has a general store, a post office, a saloon and a doctor's office.
1872/00/00 Almost all the residence of Robinsons Mills moved Lock, stock and barrel to Oakford after the railroad arrives in that town. The Bonnett family stay and continue to operate the inn.

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Particulars for Bobtown, IL:
Locale Type Hamlet




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