Author: Sue Scott

On display at the Western Illinois Museum as the January Artifact of the Month is a collection of barbed wire donated in 1980 by Dr. C. Orville Elliot...

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Barbed Wire Collection

Apple Butter Making: A Tradition Preserved For November the Western Illinois Museum’s “Artifact of the Month” is an apple butter kettle and wood...

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Apple Butter

Wooden wall telephone made by the Stromberg-Carlson Company, 1910 This wooden wall telephone was manufactured in 1910 by Stromberg-Carlson Company of ...

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Stromberg-Carlson Telephone