Rockford Watch Company Clean-Up

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Jeff Kolkey.

Haight Village

Haight Village

Source: “Our Town” By the editors, Peggy Dahlberg Jensen, Photography by K.C. Keefer. Haight Village, pp 33, 38, 41, Rockford Magazine, July 1988

First St., So., 404

First ST., So., 401

404 So. First St., in the historic Haight Village district, for sale, 2014.

Ad source: Rock River Times, Aug. 13 – 18, 2014

Assorted newspaper articles list this house as belonging to: James E. Lane, traveling salesman for the F.C. Johnson vinegar house of Chicago 1898)’ who bought the house from the Derwent estate (1892); Mrs. Cassidy was a resident (1891); O. Hall owned the house (1887) and O.C. Fay in 1881,, although the house probably dates to 1850’s and possibly to 1840’s.

Source: assorted newspaper articles.