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Gottschalk Grocery

Gottschalk Grocery, a National Register of Historic Places site at 301 W. Edwards St. in Springfield, began operating in a frame building starting in 1887. The current structure was built in two stages from 1898 to 1910. The store, which … Continue reading

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The village of Chatham was laid out in October 1836 by Luther Ransom, who also built the first house in the community. Chatham got its first burst of growth following the building of the Alton & Sangamon Railroad (later the … Continue reading

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