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Prairietown is an unincorporated community in Omphghent Township east of Dorsey. In 1912, it was a flourishing town that sent and received goods through the railroad station in Dorsey.((W. T. Norton, ed., Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois, and Its People, 1812 to 1912. (Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1912), 571.))

Cite this article: Ben Ostermeier, "Prairietown," Madison Historical: The Online Encyclopedia and Digital Archive for Madison County, Illinois, last modified January 30, 2018,
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