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Photographs of 595 Powers Lane

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Photographs of 595 Powers Lane. This house was built by Samuel S. Powers in 1865. It was later the home of his sons, Frank S and Chauncy M. In 1941, the property was sold to H. Paul Tick and the house was demolished to make room for a new house.…

Photograph of the 1500 Block of E. Locust

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Photograph of the house at the 1500 block of E. Locust St. This house was built around 1844 by Samuel Powers. It was torn down in 1914 as it extended into an alley when the powers addition was placed about 1914.

Theron A. Powers

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Photograph of Theron A. Powers (died 8/22/1925). He was in the real estate business with his brothers under the firm name of Powers Brothers. He was for many years a director and officer of the Chamber of Commerce and prominent in hospital work. He…

Frank S. Powers

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Photograph of Frank S. Powers playing golf with two men. Frank S. Powers (born 3/15/1859; died 8/14/1940) son of Samuel Powers, pioneer Decatur settler. He was a well known sportsman, a charter member of the Country Club of Decatur and the Sunnside…

Edward G. Powers

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Photograph of Edward G. Powers (born 9/7/1861; died 10/28/1950). Son of Samuel Powers early Decatur settler. Landowner and patron of the Arts, music in particular. Photo take in 1920 by Moffett of Chicago.