Wide Awake Club of Alton

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Nick Name Wide Awake
Earliest Known Date 1868
Location Alton, IL, United States
Nine Class Senior

The Alton Telegraph May 18, 1868, reports that the Wide-Awake Club beat the Bonner Club 50-40, last Saturday at the Bonner club's grounds.

The New York Clipper, Dec. 9, 1868 gives the record of the Wide Awakes for that year. They played the Piaza, Bluff City, Bonner and Independence Clubs, all of Alton.


The Alton Telegraph May 18, 1868

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Found by Bruce Allardice
Entered by Bruce Allardice


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