Decatur (Images of America) by Dan Guillory PDF

By Dan Guillory

Decatur, Illinois has lengthy had a proud culture of staff and craftsmen who produced coal, water pumps, gloves, cars, garments, corn meal, and lots of different items. although it truly is domestic to Caterpillar's moment biggest plant and serves as global headquarters for Archer Daniels Midland, an international processor of corn and soybeans, Decatur is far greater than jobs and factories. If Illinois is the Heartland, then Decatur is the center of the Heartland. Decatur is the location of Abraham Lincoln's first Illinois place of abode, in 1830, and it truly is the place he used to be nominated for the presidency on might 10, 1860. Decatur can also be domestic to a symphony orchestra, houses designed through Frank Lloyd Wright, a neighborhood collage, and Millikin University.

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