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    • First Schoolhouse

    • Hampshire (IL) -- 1936; Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Log cabins; Log cabins-- History -- 19th century; Public spaces -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Park; School -- United States -- History;
    • The origins of this photo are uncertain; however, this copy came out of the collection of Dale Melms. His father bought the Higgins farm in the 1930's and later donated this, the first schoolhouse in the Hampshire area, to the park district. As a...
    • Hampshire Park

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1920; Park; Public spaces -- United States -- History -- 20th century
    • Now a ball diamond, this lagoon was also used for ice skating cutting ice for the borden plant and consumption and various summer activities. Transcription: Hampshire Park
    • Seyller Park Pond

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1925; Park; Public spaces -- United States -- History -- 20th century
    • Eventually this pond was drained and now makes a fantastic sled hill. Transcription: Park Pond 1925
    • Hampshire Park

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1925; Park; Public spaces -- United States -- History -- 20th century
    • For awhile the park was drained in summer and was used as a baseball diamond. Ross and Jim ried owned the bank in town and ross was a tremendous composer. The old Werthwein farm is in the background of many pictures. This family was very thrifty...

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