“Pfeister and Mullin Today” – 1908 World Series, Chicago Cubs, Game 3


Source: Rockford Daily Register-Gazette Oct. 12, 1908

Chicago Cubs baseball – 1908 World Series, Game 4





Source:  The Rockford Republic, October 13, 1908

Mandeville, Michael and Elsie

Michael and Elsie Mandeville: 76 years ago Mandeville Park was a cornfield.  Located in the 600 Block of Montague Street.  On October 20, 1911 deeded the tract to Rockford Park District.  They lived in the house for 50 years,  until death in 1908.  Well 200 feet deep on property.  There was a spring on one end of the property.  The house was torn down in recent years.

Source: Rockfordiana: Historic Houses and Landmarks-1 North Alcove

Register Republic July 21, 1948