Newspaper article concerns Towanda's Main Street diagonal location, several fires and laying tile
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- 1854 - 1927
This is a transcribed Bloomington, Illinois Pantagraph news article from June 4, 1928 that discussed several topics beginning with the mapping of Towanda in 1854, the reason Main Street in Towanda, Illinois was diagonal, the construction of a Community Hall by Charles Roadnight and several fires that destroyed the Hall, a flour mill, and schools, The article mentioned two industries, W. R. Duncan's Shorthorn farm and the tile factory of Oliver T...
Towanda Community Hall BUILT BIG STRUCTURE FOR COMMUNITY HALL Placing of Building Definitely Located Main Street Diagonally Transcribed by Dale M. Sutter Oct/2006 The Daily Pantagraph, June 4, 1928 Towanda was 73 years old in December 1927. It had been mapped out by Jesse Fell and Pater Badeau Dec. 7, 1854. At present it is a thriving, neat little town on the Chicago & Alton railroad and on paved route 4. Charles Roadnight, treasurer of the C. & ...
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- Newspaper article concerns Towanda's Main Street diagonal location, several fires and laying tile. 1854 - 1927. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/tdl/id/1115. (Accessed December 14, 2018.)
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- (1854 - 1927) Newspaper article concerns Towanda's Main Street diagonal location, several fires and laying tile. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/tdl/id/1115
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