Utilizing historical newspaper archives, a profile starts to develop about this eccentric Quincian who called the Villa Kathrine Home
18 museums and properties in Quincy and Adams County open up for historical tours
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Mountain Lions had a history here in Frontier Adams County, and perhaps a future.
While The Villa Kathrine is one of Quincy’s Gems, the man behind the structure lead a life on intrigue. A life that is too often overshadowed from the home he left behind.
The earliest citizens of Quincy helped carve out the expanding nation at a controversial frontier location. With the slave state of Missouri just across the Mississippi River, this strand of the waterway attracted outspoken Americans committed to fighting human bondage.
Christmas should be a time of happiness. Christmas should be a time for families to gather around the tree and open presents in their pajamas. For many families in Quincy Christmas of 1899 would sadly be much different.