Published in 1982, this book tells the story of 19th century Bishop Hill life through the use of historical photographs. Most of the photographs are from the Bishop Hill Heritage Association Archives. A perfect Christmas gift for the that hard to buy for history nut, this book can be purchased for $8 (does not include shipping, handling, or tax) from the Colony Store online at or by calling the Colony Store at 309 927-3596. Proceeds from the sale of this book benefit BHHA’s activities,