History Reference Resources

Metamora Research Books

 1890      Directory of the Village of Metamora, Illinois by W.H. Henney

1905      Village Ordinances by Frank Giehl, Sr.

1943      Seasons Greetings to Servicemen Folder by Metamora Lions Club

1947      Metamora by C. Henry Smith

1964      In Lincolnís Path by Woodford County Old Settlers Association

1966      Metamora Remembers by Woodford County Old Settlers Association

1968      Metamora Past and Present by Woodford County Old Settlers Association

1968        Metamora Trivia

1976      Welcome to Metamora by Metamora Businessmenís Club

1980ís   Welcome to Metamora Illinois by Metamora Jaycees

1986      Metamora Album by Metamora Womanís Club & Murllene Kramer

1995      Metamora Court House 1845-1995 for the observance of its 150th anniversary

by Murllene Kramer & Shirley Adams

Additional Metamora information can be found in:

 1877     History of Woodford County by B.J. Radford

1889      Portrait and Biographical album of Woodford County by Chapman Bros.

1910      History of Woodford County by Roy L. Moore, A.B.

1917      Prairie Farmerís Directory of Farmers and Breeders of Woodford County, Illinois by Prairie Farmer Publishing Co.

1955     Woodford County, Illinois - an Aerial Photos County History by John Drury

1968      The Woodford County History by Mrs. Kenneth Smith for the Woodford County Sesquicentennial Committee

1991      Souvenir History of Woodford County, 1841-1991 by the Woodford County Sesquicentennial Committee

Other sources:

Church directories

Cemetery listings and histories

 

 

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