MAIN STREET WEST SIDE (south) 200 Block

s w c Main & Elm  Emerson, Henry C., auction & commercial merchant

s e c Main & Elm  Holland House 4—Drew E.C., grocer; St. John E., green & dried fruits; 2—Wallach D., & Co., merchant tailors & clothiers; Hambright G. F., post master

e s b Elm & Chestnut  Allen, Saml., groceries

e s b Elm & Chestnut  Bradley, Geo., architect & carpenter

e s b Elm & Chestnut  Hazzard, Wm. R., undertaker

w s b Elm & Chestnut  Hagedon, J.H., groceries, flour & feed

w s b Elm & Chestnut  Tew, Mrs. B.C., boarding house

w s b Elm & Chestnut  Upton, C.O. & Co., meat market

Source: 1859 Rockford City Directory

 

Main Street West Side (north) 400 Block

n e c North & Main  Beattie, John; Beattie, Alex. [203 North St.]

n w c Main & North  Sanford, R. A. [402]; Gaylord, Miss Julia

e s n of North  Checksfield, Thos.

e s n of North  Coleman, Chas.

e s n of North  Dickerman, W. A. [415]

e s n of North  Edwards, John; Edwards, Albert C.; Edwards, J. H. [421]

e s n of North  McKinney, Mrs. Mary, boards

e s n of North  Maloney, John

e s n of North Preston, Simon M.

e s n of North  Reeves J.,Reeves James W.

e s n of North  Rudd, G.W.

e s n of North  Sanford, G. A.[407]

e s n of North  Savery, H. H.

e s n of North  Smith, Melancthon

e s n of North  Squire, Danl.; Squire, Mrs. Mary

e s n of North  Tamling, Hervey

e s n of North  Wright, Miss Lizzie

e s opposite Fisher  Coleman, John S.; Coleman John

e s b North & Fisher  Hambright, G. F.; Hambright, Fred.

w s b North & Fisher  Clark, Rev. Anson

w s b North & Fisher  Clemens, S. A. [428]

w s b North & Fisher  Lowry, A. G.

w s b North & Fisher  Moulthrop, L.; Moulthrop, Mrs. M.

w s b North & Fisher  Searle, Geo.

w s n of North  Dewey, S. J.

n w c Main & Fisher  Blakeman, Benj. [450]

Main St. South, corner Elm

 

Holland House (hotel), E. Hasbrouck, proprietor s e c Elm and Main,

F.D. Camman, Real Estate & Insurance  n e c Main and Elm Thos. Angon s w c Main and Elm

Holland House (hotel), H.N. Starr, propr.

Source: 1859-1860 Rockford City Directory

NW cor Main and Elm = Commercial Block ** Elm Street** Elm to Chestnut = Wallace Block

L.W. Burnham Commercial Institute n w c main and Elm upstairs

NE Corner Main and Elm = Bank Block

Goodman, N.W. Dry Goods and clothing n w c Main and Elm

Porter Sheldon, Attorney  n e c Main and Elm, Bank Block

E Side Main between State and Elm = Concert Hall

SW corner Main and State = Odd Fellows Hall

Hambright, G F. postmaster Post Office s e c Main and Elm

Source: 1859-1860 Rockford City Directory

The New Holland, I.A. Leonard propr, strictly first class, cor S Main and Elm

Source: 1889-1890 Rockford City Directory

Masonic Hall

Source: Masonic Temple 1902 Rockford, Illinois (small 5 x 7″ booklet) Some Half-Tones of the Forest City from Fotografs by O.H. Wheat