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  • Collection: Photo File: Historic Landmarks

Drawings of the Wigwam

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Drawings of a recreation of the Wigwam tent set up on S. Park St. across from Central Park where Abraham Lincoln was nominated for president on May 9-10, 1860.

Photographs of the WCTU Fountain

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Photographs of the WCTU (Women's Christian Temperance Union) Fountain. The fountain was erected in 1905 for the purpose of removing "the temptation of visiting saloons from country boys". It was donated through the WCTU by Thomas Davis, a pioneer of…

Photograph of 'Ten Gallon Lil' at the Waterworks

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Photograph of 'Ten Gallon Lil' after she was moved from Central Park to the Waterworks around 1930. The fountain itself dates back to 1876.

Photographs from the Transfer House Centennial Celebration

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Photographs taken from the June 22, 1996 Transfer House Centennial Celebration in Central Park. Steve Craven directs a special section of the Decatur Municipal Band.

Photographs of Lincoln Square and Transfer House in 1996

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Photographs of Lincoln Square, the Transfer House's former location and a photograph of the Transfer House as it sits now in Central Park taken in 1996.

Photo of Wabash Depot in the center and Illinois Central Railroad on the right.

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Photograph Wabash Depot in the center and Illinois Central Railroad Depot on the right. Photograph of the Illinois Central Railroad Depot.

Photos of Millikin Homestead Interior and Art Class

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Photographs of the first floor hallway at the Millikin Homestead. Photograph of Cherubs on second floor landing. Photograph of ladies attending an art class at the Millikin Homestead.