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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Photograph of 427 E. William St.

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Photograph of 427 E. William St. In 1910 this house was built by Charles Pettyjohn. The small building in the center was a lunch stand and the house at the right with the hotel sign was a boarding house operated by Mrs. Nellie Gullett. The 1955…

Photograph of the 200 Block at William St. and N. Church St.

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Photograph of the houses at the 200 block at William St. and N. Church St. on the Southwest corner. Dr. S.T. Trowbridge bought it from William Traver some time before the Civil War. It then stood on N. Water St. between William and North. Dr.…

Photo of "Levee House" N. Maryland St.

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Photograph of old frame house that stood at 517 N. Maryland street at Front Street. It was first used as a Boarding house and was said to be the first house on the "levee." It was used as a place of business by Fred Wittke. Photo ran Herald Sept 5,…