Browse Items (2 total) Tags: Captain David L Allen Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: TitleCreatorDate Added Photographs of Captain David L. Allen's Second Home Photographs of Captain David L. Allen's home on the south bank of the Sangamon River. It was unusual in structure because of its octagonal tower and for years it was a landmark of Macon county. It was torn down about 1905 and is was the site of… Tags: 1905, Allen, Captain David L Allen, David Allen, David L Allen, Decatur IL, house, Macon, Macon County, Mueller Heights, Mueller Lodge, Octagonal, Octagonal Tower, Photo File: Houses, Sangamon, Sangamon River, South Shores, Tower Photograph of 400 Block of N. Water 400 block of N. Water. Built by Captain David L. Allen, this was the first two-story house in Decatur. It was on the 1955 site of Leath Furniture Company. It was torn down in 1904. Tags: 1904, Allen, Captain David L Allen, David Allen, David L Allen, Decatur IL, house, Leath, Leath Furniture, Leath Furniture Company, Photo File: Houses, Water Featured Item Photograph of 861 W. William St. Photograph of 861 W. William St., taken April 18, 1951.