Historic Map ��������� Decatur, IL - 1869

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View of Decatur, Macon County, I.L., 1869 / drawn & published by A. Ruger.

This bird’s-eye view print of Decatur, Illinois was drawn by Albert Ruger and published by Chicago Lith. Co. in 1869. Founded in the 1820's, Decatur began to progress from a rugged cattle town into a manufacturing city in the 1840's. It was then the location of the planned crossroads for the Northern Cross and Central Railroads. This led to much growth and improvements within the community.

Decatur’s fire department was organized in 1866.

The map includes labeled streets, buildings and railroad route. It features inset illustrations of the Third Ward School and High School.

Features references to the following locations:

  1. Court House.
  2. County Jail.
  3. High School.
  4. First Ward School.
  5. Second Ward School
  6. Third Ward School.
  7. Fourth Ward School.
  8. St. Theresia Academy.
  9. Gas Works.
  10. R. R. Depot.
  11. Greenwood Cemetery.
  12. Baptist Church.
  13. Bethel Church.
  14. Christian Church.
  15. Episcopal Church.
  16. Lutheran Church.
  17. First Methodist Church.
  18. Stapp’s Methodist Church.
  19. Methodist Chapel.
  20. German Church.
  21. Presbyterian Church.
  22. R. Catholic Church.
  23. United Brethren Church.
  24. Universalist Church.


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