• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • James A. Stephens erected this brick farmhouse in Mount Hope Township in 1877. Stephens' farm illustrates efforts famers made to plant trees around their homes. In addition, the barn has a gable, or double-pitch roof, which offered extra space for hay storage. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems.
  • Format
  • Mch0279.jpg