email me or Jerry Buckman  if you have any questions thanks.

Village of Yates City Sesquicentennial


Scanned photo of book, Yates City, Knox co., IL Genealogy & History

the color purple & white of the book is the old school colors of Yates City. Yates City school has closed & they consolidated with Farmington, IL.

From the Introduction from this wonderful 150 page book filled with many never before seen photos of Yates City in its prime and wonderful stories told by descendants of it founders. You have to see it; to see how awesome it truly is.

At the request of Diane Burgess, President of the Harvest Home Festival committee, Jerry Buckman, was asked to form a committee to publish a book to celebrate the Yates City Sesquicentennial in 2007. Previous books published in 1957, 1976, and 1982 provided detailed information about the early history of the community. while we included some of the historical background, it was not our intent to reprint the same information included in those books. Instead we included stories and photographs submitted by area residents about their families, farms, businesses and organizations, and the connection they have with Yates City.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------cost of book is $25.00

ORDER FORM (printed from  Foxie's Knox county, Illinois Genealogy & History site. )

Date _________________

Name ___________________________________________________

Address ________________________________________________

City & State ____________________________________________

Total number of Items ordered_______________________________

Total Amount _______________ **Postage & Handling _________________

Total Enclosed ________________

**Add $5.00 postage & handling for the per book.

Make checks or money orders payable to: Yates City book

Mail to:  Yates City Book, Bank of Yates City, Yates City, IL 61572, attent. Susan Grandt. or you can pick up at the Bank of Yates City for $25.


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