Thursday, September 8, 2022

Lost Towns of Illinois - Gurney, Illinois.

Not to be confused with Gurnee in Lake County, Illinois. 

Gurney is a ghost town in Cass County, Illinois, and was located in Ashland Township, on Illinois Route 125 between Philadelphia and Ashland. 
The Gurney School - Date Unknown.
The Gurney School was built in 1883 and had a large yard in which many trees should be planted. The school enrolled about fifteen students at the time of this picture.

Compiled by Dr. Neil Gale, Ph.D.

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