Kinmundy Historical Society




        (Also known as "Tick Ridge")

         Meacham Township, Marion County, Illinois





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        We are looking for photos of people and/or places from around Kinmundy & Alma.  Can you help?

Or maybe you have stories or memories from the "Good Old Days"?  What do YOU remember?

        The Kinmundy Historical Society would be honored to preserve your memories and stories.  We also have the

equipment to scan (or copy) your photos so that they may be enjoyed now as well as for generations yet to come!

        We would love to hear from you!  For more information, please contact: 


   Dolores (Ford) Mobley

                       208 Joan Dr.; Divernon, IL  62530; (217) 625-7527



            Gladys (Corrie) See

                                         408 S. Washington St.; Kinmundy, IL 62854; (618) 547-7731



Teachers from OAK RIDGE  SCHOOL District  #16 (Meacham twp.)


(1903-04)   Millie Long ($36)


(1919-20)  Edw. Beckemeyer

(1920-21)   Marjorie Wade


1930-31) Verl Monical

(1931-32) Alva Owen



(1936-37)   Eunice Houskelaw


(1939-40)  Howard A. Pearson



(The above information was gathered from "The Kinmundy Express" articles, school photos, County Directories of School Teachers, and information from those who had attended school there.)




Oak Ridge School (also known as Tick Ridge), Meacham twp., Marion Co., IL 7th & 8th grades; Eunice Houskelaw - teacher

Fall 1936

Back row: Lavena Krutsinger, Retha (Hanks) Allen, Helen (Mulvany) Corrie, Eunice Houskelaw teacher, Juanita Sinclair

Front row: Laurel Yates, Ernie Mulvany






Oak Ridge School (also known as Tick Ridge), Meacham twp., Marion Co., IL Eunice Houskelaw - teacher; Fall 1936



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