Happy National Insurance Day!

Did you know that the first Insurance was created in China around 3000 BC?  It wasn’t exactly how the process works today, but this form of coverage was created thousands of years ago.  Sellers transporting goods on ships risked losing their valuables to...
The Fathers of Byrd-Watson

The Fathers of Byrd-Watson

Byrd-Watson is a local business. We operate two stores in Mount Vernon, with specialized service for the surrounding Southern Illinois region. We’re not a mega-corporation or impersonal chain of stores, but a family-owned small business started by one husband and wife...

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