River Walk – 2006

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Source:  Rockford Register Star August 30, 2006

Lowe’s Distribution Center

2801 South Springfield Avenue

Built on farmland where Shepherd Leach built a home in 1847 (Montague Road and  Springfield Avenue).

Shelly and Bob Schultz were renting the house when Pine Deer Farming Corp (in Arizona) told them to move out.

City of Rockford bought the property from Pine Deer.

City sold property to Lowe’s for Distribution Center

Source:  Rockford Register Star  9/10/2005