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Former Resident Makes Visit After 65 Years

1-23 denny denslow old1-23 denny denslowThe Thompson House had a return visitor last week. As a young boy, Denny Denslow, along with his family, would pack a lunch and spend Sunday afternoons in and around the historic old farmstead of William Preston Thompson. The house was built in 1833 by Thompson’s slaves and was a great interest to Denny’s father, Bill Denslow, who had written a book, “Centennial History of Grundy County, 1839-1939,” published in

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