Hay, Charles W. 1873-1967

Charles Weston Hay was born August 3, 1873 in Carbondale where his parents lived on land that had been formerly owned by his great grandfather, William Morrison. Mr. Hay retained this land until Southern Illinois University instituted condemnation proceedings against the land. The “Stone House” was built over the foundation of his birthplace, and the rest of the land became the University Farms. Continue reading