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 Jefferson County Illinois
Old Homes of Mt. Vernon


Home of John R. Allen  circa 1908
113 S. 12th Street
Home is no longer standing

Herdman - Kirby Home 
117 N. 10th Street
Abraham Lincoln spoke in the yard of this home
The home is no longer standing

Strattan Family Home
Louis Emmerson then John Koons
701 Jordan Street
It was demolished to build school buildings

Dr. Andy Hall home
1715 Broadway circa 1898

The Tippie Home
621 Main Street
The Federal Building now stands here

C. D. Ham Home
built in 1864 by: C. D. Ham
1 Grant Place
owned by Rufus Grant 
at the turn of the century

Thomas Casey Home
1314 Main Street built circa 1865
The first Catholic Mass was held here
It is now the Hughey Funeral Home

Dr. John Watson Home
later the  home of Albert Watson
402 N. 10th Street
Built 1890 

W. C. Arthurs Home
800 North Street 
Built in 1892 by: Sam Lander

Sam Casey Home 
1714 Broadway 
Built in 1890

Fred P. Watson Home
3 Grant Place
Built in 1898 by: C. D. Ham

Robert N. Hinman Home
3 Hinman Place 
Built in the late 1800's

R. L. Webb Home
612 Main Street

Judge Tazwell B. Tanner Home
Built in the late 1800's
 Now part of the Methodist Children's Home

R. A. D. Wilbanks Home
200 N. 12th Street
Wilbanks lived here during the 1870's

The Strattan Home
Built in 1886 by: Sam Lander
918 Taylor

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