A portrait of the Rev. Haney in his early 70s.

Northwestern University founder lived in Monmouth

MONMOUTH, Ill. — Monmouth’s historic Quinby House was the home of a founder of Monmouth College. What is perhaps less well known is that it was also the home of a founder of a Big 10 university.

Built in 1867 by Judge Ivory Quinby, a charter trustee of Monmouth College, the large residence remained in the Quinby family for nearly a century after his death before it was deeded to…

Editor and historian for Monmouth College. Avid researcher of western Illinois history for 40 years. FB and Twitter. jrankin@monmouthcollege.edu

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Jeff Rankin

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Editor and historian for Monmouth College. Avid researcher of western Illinois history for 40 years. FB and Twitter. jrankin@monmouthcollege.edu

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