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Photograph of 925 N. Main St.

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Photograph of 925 N. Main St. This house was built in 1865 and 1866 by J.Q. Brown who lived there until about 1874 when he sold it to Dr. W.A. Barnes. Dr. Barnes sold it in 1891 to James D. Tait, who left it to his son, Joseph S. Tait. In 1921 the…

Photo of Rev. Leon W. Kern

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Photograph of Rev. Leon W. Kern; first pastor Wesley Methodist Church, Brush College Road, (1927-1928). Attended Millikin University while here. Photo by Seitz Studio. Ran Review 11/13/1927.

Photo of Trueblood Memorial United Methodist Church

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Photograph of Trueblood Memorial United Methodist Church, 1768 N. Maple Ave., Decatur, IL. Last service at that church was 6/2/2002. (Information from H&R 6/2/2002.)

Photo of St. Paul's United Methodist Church

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Photograph of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1305 E. Prairie Street, Decatur, IL. The last service at St. Paul's was held 6/2/2002. (Information Herald and Review; 6/2/2002). The building now houses Life Changers Church, pastor Bishop…

Photo of Rev. John C. Willits

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Photograph of Rev. John c. Willits, former pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church in Decatur. (Now First United Methodist church). He was pastor of that church from 1908-1912. After leaving Decatur he became pastor at Grand Rapids, Mich. and…

Photo of Dr. Benjamin F. Shipp

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Photograph of Dr. Benjamin F. Shipp (born 1861; died Dec 1937). Superintendent of the Decatur District of the Illinois Methodist conference from 1905 to 1910. Photo ran 1906.

Photo of Dr. Clarence True Wilson

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Photograph of Dr. Clarence True Wilson (died 2/16/1939). Internationally known prohibitionist and Methodist church temperance board founder. He was the founder and for 25 years head of the Methodist church board of Temperance, prohibition and public…

Photo of Dr. Walter F. Day and Carlos Kincaid, pastors Grace United Methodist Church.

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Photographs of Dr. Walter F. Day (died 12/24/1974) and Carlos Kincaid. Dr. Day is welcoming Carlos Kincaid as a new pastor to Grace United Methodist Church. For more information on Carlos Kincaid; see Decatur Review dated 7/5/1949.