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  • Oden/Ontario Homemakers, 1950s

    January 6th, 2021

    Shown here are the Oden and Ontario Homemakers in about 1955.

    A thaw in Wilton, 1930s

    December 2nd, 2020

    Runoff from a spring thaw covers Highway 131 just south of Wilton, looking south, in this circa-1930s photo by Herbert Anderson.

    Bowling in Kendall, circa 1950

    November 18th, 2020

    A Kendall bowling team dresses for the bowling alley costume party, about 1950.

    Wilton school of yesteryear

    October 28th, 2020

    Aldis Strazdins of Wilton recently created these photographic positives from negatives found among the collection of the late Herbert Anderson of Wilton.

    Kendall homecoming court, 1950

    October 14th, 2020

    The following served on the Kendall High School homecoming court in 1950.

  • Wilton Booster Band

    September 30th, 2020

    Here, in this circa-1930 photo, the Wilton Booster Band lines up near the intersection of Main and Center streets.

    Birthday party, 1979

    September 30th, 2020

    Ardys Bredlow of Oil City in rural Ontario submitted this photo to the County Line, and she would like readers to guess the names of the people in the photo.

    Wilton’s Mansion House, 1915

    September 23rd, 2020

    The Mansion House, located at the corner of Main Street and Highway 71 in Wilton, served travelers in an era when the Chicago & North Western Railroad line still crossed the village.

    Wilton school

    September 16th, 2020

    This photo depicts the students in room three in Wilton public schools, date unknown.

    Family photos, circa-1930s

    September 10th, 2020

    These two photos were found among the late Herbert Anderson’s collection. Do you recognize anyone in these photos?

    South Ridge School (town of Wellington), 1954–55

    August 31st, 2020

    Last week, the County Line printed a spread on the South Ridge School, a one-room schoolhouse in the town of Wellington that was demolished earlier in August.