Tag Archives: Pheasant Airplane

Winner Drawn in Pheasant Committee’s Airplane Giveaway

The winner of the 1946 Cessna 140 airplane raffle is Paul Polete from Murphysboro, IL. The raffle drawing was held on Friday evening, November 16th in conjunction with a ham and bean/vegetable soup supper, hosted by the Pheasant Airplane Committee from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Memphis Fire Station. The drawing was held at 7:00 p.m. […]

Pheasant Building Fund to Host Airplane Raffle  

Raffle drawings have bestowed upon the lucky winner such prizes as cash, a side of beef, television set, hunting rifle, or even a handcrafted quilt. Folks around Scotland County have been supporting a wide variety of causes with raffle tickets, but the current Scotland County Historical Society Fundraiser represents a first, as one lucky ticket […]

New Aviation Collection to Highlight Pheasant Airplane Display During 2017 Antique Fair

A new collection of aviation materials is now on display at the Wiggins Family Museum as part of the Pheasant Airplane display. Jack White’s Corner will officially be announced as part of the exhibit during the 2017 Antique Fair festivities next week. New to the Pheasant Airplane exhibit this year is an extensive aviation collection […]

Fundraisers Planned for Future Home of Pheasant Airplane

A series of fundraisers have been planned for a local effort to construct a permanent home for the historic Pheasant Airplane. Three separate summer events have been planned by the committee to help secure funds to construct a building on the south end of the east side of the Memphis city square. Volunteers will be […]

Granddaughters of Pheasant Founder to ‘Honor Our Heritage’ at 2012 Antique Fair

Descendents of the founder of the Pheasant aircraft will be in Memphis this weekend for their first glimpse of the historic plane during the Antique Fair festivities.   The Pheasant aircraft is undeniably a significant part of the history of Memphis, Missouri. The same can be said for the role the antique biplane plays in […]