Bishop Hill


Why They Came

History of Bishop Hill Colony

Partial List of Original Colonist

Early Emigrants

Later Emigrants


A Sad Life

Olof Krans

Olof Krans Burial

Biskopskulla Museum in Sweden


H. Arnold Barton's Article

Jordan Murrays Bishop Hill

Bishop Hill Park

Reading List



A thru L

M thru Y


Work At Bishop Hill

Letters from Home

Bishop Hill Methodist Church

Pictures of Bishop Hill People

1850 Mortality Schedule

Members of Bishop Hill Colony

List of Members of the Bishop Hill Colony

Mystery Pictures


These maps are of property divided when the colony disolved

Bust of Olof Krans Going To Sweden

Olof Krans Bust Presented to Sweden


Memories of George Swank

By Jordan Murray




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