The Little Town on the Prairie

  • Looking to the Past
    Looking to the Past
    Perhaps it started with visits to Anderson’s Grocery or watching the Baltimore & Ohio switch freight cars at the elevator. For whatever reason, since childhood I’ve held a special affection for and interest in the little community of Bluff Springs.     A number of years before the 1837 creation of Cass County, a large house stood on the north side of the Beardstown-Springfield road just…

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