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The Hart home was built as a duplex in basic Federal style with double chimneys on the gable ends. Early northern Greek Revival embellishments can be noted particularly around the twin entrances and the interior woodwork. The house is only one of two surviving residences along Belle Street, which, after the railroad was built, transformed the area into commercial/ Industrial use.

The Hart home was built as a duplex in basic Federal style with double chimneys on the gable ends. Early northern Greek Revival embellishments can be noted particularly around the twin entrances and the interior woodwork. The house is only one of two surviving residences along Belle Street, which, after the railroad was built, transformed the area into commercial/ Industrial use.

Monticello Ladies Seminary, Godfrey, IL

Lewis and Clark's Godfrey campus was once home to Monticello College, a school for women founded by capitalist and former sea captain Benjamin Godfrey for his daughters' education.

alton illinois historic | Duke's Bakery | Alton, Illinois (History)

Duke's Bakery - my grandpa lived in the house across the street to the left (visible in far left side) and I would go over to see "Uncle Duke" who would always give me free donuts when I came to visit

The former Enos Sanitarium in Alton, IL - now a haunted apartment building!

We had another fun night of ghostly adventure with the Alton History & Hauntings group for the first tour of the Halloween season last F.

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1891 Hayner Library Alton , Il, architect Theodore C. Link The Hayner Memorial Library,(Alton, Illinois), today the Hayner Genealogy & Local History Library, was completed in 1891. The architect for the building was none other than Theodore C. Link, designer of the Union Station Railroad Depot in St. Louis, Missouri. The total cost for the building, including an annex added in 1906 by Hayner’s grandson, John A. Haskell, was $33,000.

1891 Hayner Library Alton , Il, architect Theodore C.

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505 Bond St Alton Second Empire style

Shurtleff College (1827 - 1957) Alton, IL Now the SIUE Dental School.  My dad graduated from there in the late 1920's.

Shurtleff College - Alton, IL Now the SIUE Dental School. My dad graduated from there in the late

By 1889, he was at work on the first of many buildings for Monticello Seminary (now Lewis & Clark Community College) in Godfrey, Illinois and the last-born of the Links’ five children was a toddler.

Lewis and Clark College (Monticello Seminary) Photo by Gary R. Reportedly haunted by the ghost of a protective Harriet Haskell, principal for 50 years until her death in the early century.

Alton IL Western Military Academy, Swimming Pool

Alton IL Western Military Academy, Swimming Pool

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