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Filling In Bone Gap, Illinois

Filling In Bone Gap, Illinois is an ongoing project for enriching internet-accessible resources with regard to Bone Gap History & Culture. Contributions are welcomed via email, for users that are signed up for our 

 

The town of Bone Gap in Edwards County has a rich history that dates back to the settlement of an old Indian encampment. Throughout the 1800s and early 1900s, school buildings were scattered around Bone Gap and Edwards County, with Bone Gap serving as the main high school for the area. The now abandoned Bone Gap High School played a crucial role in providing education to the local community. While there are no specific records mentioned, there are digital newspaper archives available to explore the local history of Bone Gap. Additionally, the city-data website provides information on Bone Gap’s tornado activity and education levels 5. Unfortunately, there is no information available regarding the youth culture of Bone Gap during the time when the high school was active.

Settlement and Establishment of Bone Gap:
Bone Gap, a town located in Edwards County, has a fascinating history that can be traced back to the settlement of an old Indian encampment. The town was founded on the site of the encampment, which was situated about half a mile from the current location.

Bone Gap High School:
During the 1800s and early 1900s, school buildings were scattered around Bone Gap and all of Edwards County. Bone Gap served as the main high school for the area, providing high school instruction to the residents of Edwards County. Unfortunately, no specific information is available regarding the construction or key aspects of the now abandoned Bone Gap High School.

Local Historical Records and Archives:
While there are no specific records mentioned regarding the construction and key aspects of Bone Gap High School, it is possible to explore the local history of Bone Gap through digital newspaper archives.

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