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The Payne Stone Age Collection

Edward W. Payne (1857-1932), a Springfield banker and property investor, amassed a huge collection of stone relics — most, though not all, from pre-Columbian America — with the intention of building a museum to house them. At his death, however, … Continue reading

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Courthouse and Marine Bank, 1860 (drawing)

The Sangamon County Courthouse (left) and the Marine Fire and Insurance Co., on the east side of what is now the Old Capitol Plaza, in an 1860 lithograph. (Source: Here I Have Lived, Paul Angle; reprinted in Aristocracy Hill survey … Continue reading

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