STRINGTOWN

St. Clair County Courier, 6 January 2006:
There was a hoop factory in the area of Stringtown, north of the Osage River on old Hwy. 13. Today there are some homes and businesses there. It was called Stringtown because everything was “strung out along the road”. Old cargo lists for steamboats show “hoop poles” being sent down the river.
 

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