• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • Isaac Funk, an early settler of McLean County, played a large role in agriculture. He was also a member of the Illinois State House of Representatives in 1840 and a member of the Illinois State Senate 1862-1864. The Funk family was influential in agriculture in McLean County, establishing unique methods for growing and hybriding corn that spread nationwide. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in Hist... more
    Isaac Funk, an early settler of McLean County, played a large role in agriculture. He was also a member of the Illinois State House of Representatives in 1840 and a member of the Illinois State Senate 1862-1864. The Funk family was influential in agriculture in McLean County, establishing unique methods for growing and hybriding corn that spread nationwide. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History; Government in Illinois; Picture Book on Illinois Agricultural History. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems. less
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  • Mch0236.jpg