Advertising--Building materials; Commercial buildings; Church buildings; Quarries and quarrying; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
Advertisements like this one illustrating the way in which limestone was processed were common fare in local newspapers and magazines, alike. This page features a small photo of the Matthews Brothers plant and example building photos.
Otto Peterson and his wife, Ida, operated the Hickory Grove Dairy Farm from the 1880s into the 1900s. The large hay pile to the side of the house protected it from the cold north winds off Lake Michigan. Extensively expanded and remodeled over...
Agriculture; Jackson Township; Suman, Colonel Isaac C.B.; Railroad; Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
In 1865, Col. Isaac C.B. Suman returned to the area after a distinguished career in the Civil War. He and his wife, Kate, purchased the above property in Section 28 of Jackson Township adjacent to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, seen to the right....
Antique dealers; Mills and mill-work; Service station
In this picture the top floor of the building is still there, but in later years a fire occurred in the building and the third floor was taken down. For further information on the history of this building see "Page's Mill and Feed Store."