Manufactured in Chepstow or Bristol, England.
R 387.2 FAR shelved in Local History Collection
Source: Rockford Civic Newcomers Club, July 1993 Acquainter (donation of)
According to the Inflation Calculator at www.westegg.com. a quarter million dollars in 1913 would be damage cost of $6,293,906.75 in 2017.
Source: The Rockford Republic July 9, 1973
Source: Rockford Daily Register-Gazette, July 20, 1922
Source: Rockford Garden Club 1997-1998 Member Booklet of Programs and Projects and Members
Source: Rockford Register Star 9/28/2016
Elbridge Gerry’s wife, Barbara, is the author of Rockford Sock Monkey books.
Donation from Rockford Civic Newcomers Association
News article dated July 23, 1970
Source: Rockford Morning Star August 12, 1952
Source: Historical “Firsts” of Rockford, artwork by J. Lawrence Herzog R977.331 H582h for First National Bank and Trust, 1974. Oversize, fragile condition.
First steamboat from Alton, IL to Rockford, 1838.
We question the length and whether it was as elaborate as drawn, carried 16 tons of goods for Dr. George Haskell.