Hogeye Hall of Fame begins Posted in: Lifestyle The City of Elgin is hosting a yearlong Sesquicentennial celebration in honor of the community’s founding in 1872. 2022 is a year for the entire community to commemorate, educate and celebrate the rich history and highlight the cultural fabric of the last 150. The Elgin Courier is generously sharing a weekly “Sesquicentennial Story,” intended to provide new perspectives, pay tribute to the past, and help the community join together throughout the year and beyond.On Oct. 22, the annual Hogeye Festival was underway in historic downtown Elgin.The scene at Veteran’s Memorial Park was familiar, but special. The aroma of barbecue filled the air, pink clad Sowpremes could be seen riding their Harleys,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!