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    • Ft. Pence

    • Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--History--Black Hawk War
    • This is a painting of Ft. Pence located north of Oquawka, Illinois. In 1830 Judge John Pence built a fort on this site to protect the settlers in the area from Chief Black Hawk.
    • Ft. Pence

    • Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--History--Black Hawk War
    • This describes Fort Pence built in 1830 just north of Oquawka, Illinois. The Fort was built on Judge John Pence's farm to shelter settlers from the Indians led by Chief Black Hawk.
    • North Main Street, Galena, Illinois in 1962

    • Views--Illinois--History; Streets--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, street view of North Main Street in Galena, Illinois. Cars are parked along street; parking meters are on the sidewalks. Signs for Heron Insurance Services, Lehnhardt Brothers meat market, and the Gold Room...
    • Illinois Central Railroad Depot, Galena

    • Railroad stations--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing the Illinois Central Railroad Depot on Galena's east side. A small building with a platform is visible to the left of the depot, over the railroad tracks, and a smaller building is visible to the right....
    • St. Mary's Catholic Church in Elizabeth, Ill.

    • Churches--Catholic--Illinois--History; Postcards--Illinois--History
    • Postcard, black and white, of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Elizabeth, Ill. Church is shown from teh side, with bare trees around it. A white hosue is visible behind the church. Taken some time between 1918 and 1930. 9 cm x 14 cm
    • Road near Hospital on Summit Street

    • Streets--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing a road that curves to the left. Trees, high grass, and utility poles are on teh sides of road. A house with outbuildings is visible in the background. Handwritten on reverse is "Taken-July, 1962-Galena,...
    • Ft. Pence artifacts

    • Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--History--Black Hawk War; Antiquities
    • This collection of artifacts was found on the Fort Pence ground. They are located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.
    • Washington Street near Divison Street

    • Streets--Illinois--History; Architecture--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing houses along Washington Street, near Division Street. Street is in the right side of photo. Houses and utility lines are visible on the left. Handwritten on reverse of photo is "Taken-July,...
    • Gillette Home on Divison Street

    • Streets--Illinois--History; Architecture--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing the house Irene Gillette lived in in 1933. House is light-colored with a covered porch and on the left side of photo. In front of the house are small trees, a fence, and a wagon. In the right background...
    • View of Washington and Division Streets

    • Streets--Illinois--History; Architecture--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing Division and Washington Streets and the houses on them. In the right midground is a light-colored house that belonged to Margaret Foster in 1933. In the background, on a hill, is a barn. Handwritten on...
    • page 06 vol. 12 no. 07

    • African Americans--Illinois--Evanston--Periodicals; Evanston (Ill.)--Newspapers; Newsletters--Illinois--Evanston;
    • Black History Month, Her Letter Sparks a New Twist on Black Survival and Growth;
    • Portrait of Miss Maggie Burke

    • Women--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, portrait of Miss Maggie Burke, who served as housekeeper to Father Bally. She is shown from the chest up, wearing a jacket made of shiny fabric over an embroidered blouse with a high, lace neck. She wears a...
    • Portrait of Miriam A. Newhall

    • Women--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, of Miriam A. Newhall, daughter of Edward Newhall, former mayor of Galena. She is shown in full body, wearing a long dark skirt, and a sailor-style blouse with a brooch. Her hair is pulled back. There are trees...
    • John Unger Home, Division Street, Galena

    • Houses--Illinois--History; Architecture--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing the back of the John Unger house on Division Street in Galena. House has a walkout basement. Foundation appears to be cement. The main story of the house is wood sided, with a white door leading to a...

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