Source: Rockford Register Star August 30, 2006
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