Main St., North, 813

1874-1930 owned by Wm Fletcher Barnes 1930 – 1936 by Amy Barnes Pierce Lane, 1937 – [2011]  by Rockford Park District

Source: 1902 Rockford, Illinois by O.B. Wheat

house at bottom of this 1928 Sanborn fire insurance map is the Barnes house

Source: Sanborn Fire Insurance Map

Museum of Natural History Boathouse

Source: 1968 Rockford City Directory




Brown Building – D.S.Schureman

Brown Building

also known as the William Brown Building, for a time, home to Illinois National Bank, and in 2015, known as William Brown Lofts Apartments, at 228 So. Main St.; Architect – David S. Schureman

Source of photo: “1902 Rockford Illinois,” by O.B. Wheat