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1860, December 20
South Carolina, rapidly followed by six other southern states, secedes from Union in reaction to election of Lincoln, who opposes extension of slavery into western territories. These states organize the Confederate States of America.
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ILLINOIS - Grundy County

Coleman Hardware Company Building (added 1994 - - #94000980)
Also known as Sherwood School Furniture;Ohio Butt Company
100 Nettle St. , Morris
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Dresden Island Lock and Dam Historic District (added 2004 - - #04000164)
Also known as Lock & Dam 4
7521 N. Lock Rd. , Morris
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Smith, Walter Mickle
Architectural Style: Other, No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Maritime History, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Mazon Creek Fossil Beds (added 1997 - - #97001272)
Also known as Mazon River;Benson Farm;Fossil Bed Farm
Benson Rd., 3 mi. SE of Morris , Morris
Historic Significance: Person, Event
Historic Person: Even,Joseph, et al.
Area of Significance: Science
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Natural Feature
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Natural Feature

Morris Downtown Commercial Historic District (added 2006 - - #05001603)
Liberty St., roughly bounded by the RR, Illinois St., Fulton and Wauponsee Sts and Franklin , Morris
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Royer, J.W., et.al.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private , Federal
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture, Social, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Financial Institution, Hotel, Meeting Hall, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Hotel, Post Office, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Morris Wide Water Canal Boat Site (added 2000 - - #99001708)
Also known as 11GR205
East Washington St. , Morris
Historic Significance: Event, Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Transportation, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Landscape, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Park

White and Company's Goose Lake Stoneware Manufactury (added 1998 - - #98000982)
Also known as Jugtown;Pottery Works;11GR69
5010 N. Jugtown Rd. , Morris
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: State
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

White and Company's Goose Lake Tile Works (added 1998 - - #98000976)
Also known as Jugtown Tile Works site;11GR70
5010 N. Jugtown Rd. , Morris
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: State
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park




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