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Hotel Fortney

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of Hotel Fortney, with a horse-drawn stagecoach parked outside.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the First National Bank.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1909 

Description: View down street showing commercial area with large power lines stretching into the distance, with a large hill in the background. A man is driving a horse...

Date: 1929 

Description: View across water of the General Allen steamer pushing barges down the Mississippi River. Men are on the steamer, and two more men are standing on t...

Photograph

Courthouse

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the courthouse.

Date: 1955-07-19 

Description: The Nation's First Watershed Project historical marker commemorates the large-scale soil and water conservation project that began in Coon Creek in 1933. S...

Date: 1966-05-18 ca.

Description: View of a rolling pasture land through a grove of trees.

Photograph

McSherry Cave

Date: 1929-07 

Description: View uphill towards the entrance to the McSherry Cave. A woman is standing at the entrance. Trees and shrubs are growing on top of the cave.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a main street with storefronts, showing large power lines stretching into the distance, and a hill in the background. There are cars parked in fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across street of four men posed next to two automobiles in front of a garage.

Date: 1939-11-12 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Hillsboro German Band at the reopening of the Hillsboro Brewery by C.H. Phieffer. Includes, from left to right: Leo Liska, Ru...

Photograph

Leaning Barn

Date: 1965-05-30 

Description: Exterior view of a leaning barn. Shadows from a farm machine fall on the barn's side wall in the early morning.

Photograph

Public School

Date:  date unknown

Description: The public school, a two-story wooden building, surrounded by a lawn, with a tree and sidewalk in front. A house with a picket fence is next door on the le...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Methodist Evangelical church. Small outbuildings are near church on the right. There is a bell in the belfry, and stained glass windows.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Courthouse Rock.

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of the public school. A large brick building with a bell tower on the roof, arched entrances, and a wooden fence along the side.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Admiral Marc A. Mitscher Historic Marker

Date: 1958-08-24 

Description: The dedication of Admiral Marc A. Mitscher, U.S. Navy historical marker in Hillsboro, the birthplace of Admiral Mitscher. Participants in the dedication an...

Photograph

Water Avenue Fire

Date: 1990-12-31 

Description: Firefighters battle a fire that engulfed Kruk's Drug Store and Hansen's Department Store. The pharmacy was to change ownership the next day.

Photograph

Wooded Valley

Date: 1964-09-07 ca.

Description: View of a tree-filled valley. Two large trees, one alive and one dormant, are prominent above the tree line.

Photograph

Three Chimneys

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field of the Three Chimneys rock formation, which is surrounded by trees and a barbed wire fence.

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