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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.

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.

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.

Photograph of the William Warnick Homestead

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Photograph of the William Warnick Homestead. This house, seven miles southwest of Decatur, was built by William Warnick after 1833, and became known as the "Thirty-Three Mile House" when owned by John Eckle and used as part of his tavern property to…

Photographs from the Lincoln Courthouse

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Photographs from the Lincoln Courthouse, the first log cabin in Decatur, in Fairview Park.

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.