Brick Streets in Homer Illinois
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A presentation for the Homer Historical Society about brick streets in Homer Illinois.

A presentation for the Homer Historical Society about brick streets in Homer Illinois.

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Brick Streets in Homer Illinois Brick Streets in Homer Illinois Presentation Transcript

  • Brick Streets
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  • Homer’s Path to Pavement
    • Mayor Herman Smoot proposed pavement in November 1908
    • Numerous law suites held up the pavement until April 1909
    • Owners adjacent were assessed per foot for pavement
    • The village returned 5% of their assessments after the project was completed
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  • Main Street looking southeast – Jurgensmeyer building on left
  • Main Street looking North – Hess building on Left
  • Labor was composed of Immigrants and African Americans
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