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Photograph of Farmer's Market 1911

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Public market of 1911-1913. Decatur housewives used to go to the east side of Central Park for direct-from-the-farm produce. This picture was taken in November of 1911 and not an auto truck in sight.

Photo of Stapp's Row

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Stapp's Row. This engraving is the only view obtainable of the row of five store buildings built by Dr. James Stapp and E. O. Smith in South Park street probable in the early 1860's, and known as Stapp's Row. The card from which this cut was made is…

William F. Martin

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Photograph of William F. Martin. One of the honored members of the Old Post 1, and afterwards of Dunham post. He was for years color bearer for the post. He served for some time as the official color bearer for the Illinois Department, G.A.R. Comrade…

Captain David Allen

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Photograph of Captain David Allen. He was a prominent landowner in Decatur, and donated the land for Central Park to the City.

Decatur Municipal Band Playing at the Band Stand in Central Park

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Photograph of the Decatur Municipal Band playing in Central Park at the band stand. The Decatur Municipal Band is the old Goodman Band.