Main St., South, 1116

 

home of H.S. Warner built by Mrs. Warner’s father, Freeman Graham

Source: Rockfordiana – Historic Houses and Landmarks – 1 & Rockford Morning Star 5/17/1965 & 1902 Rockford City Directory Graham was owner of Graham Distilleries Ginestra bought house in 1925 Ginestra opposes Blackhawk Bottling wall proposal carriage house, outhouse are preserved

Source: Rockfordiana – Historic Houses and Landmarks – 2 pg. 50 & Rockford Morning Star 6/29/1969

“pre-Civil War home offered as a museum” limestone blocks used to build house; typifies South Rockford; 1 exterior, 2 interior photos daughter Mrs. Schmeltzer has offered house to Rockford Park District for preservation as a museum Rockford Park District owns and maintains Tinker Cottage and lands around it as a park

Source: Rockfordiana – Historic Houses and Landmarks – 4, p23 & Rockford Morning Star 09/01/1978

Guadalajara De Noche

Source: 1994 & 2005 City Directory