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ILLINOIS - Mercer County

Commercial House (added 1983 - - #83000332)
Also known as Henderson House
4th and Main St. , Keithsburg
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Ives, Gideon, House (added 2000 - - #00001332)
408 E. Jefferson St. , New Boston
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Keithsburg Historic District (added 1986 - - #86001004)
Also known as See Also:Commercial House
Roughly bounded by Jackson, Fifth, Washington, and Third Sts. , Keithsburg
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Restaurant, Warehouse

Lock and Dam No. 17 Historic District (added 2004 - - #04000177)
173 Lock and Dam Rd. , New Boston
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Military, Maritime History, Social History, Transportation, Economics, Commerce, Conservation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Water-Related

Mercer County Courthouse (added 1982 - - #82002589)
SE 3rd St. (IL 17) , Aledo
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Mercer County Fairgrounds (added 1997 - - #97000380)
Also known as Mercer County Agricultural Board Fairgrounds
12th Ave., SW., .5 mi. S of jct. with IL 17 , Aledo
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Fair, Horticulture Facility, Meeting Hall
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Fair, Horticulture Facility, Meeting Hall

Mercer County Jail (added 1997 - - #97000816)
Also known as The Slammer Restaurant;The Great Escape Bed and Breakfast
309 S. College Ave. , Aledo
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Harney Brothers, Drury, Clair F.
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Law
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Correctional Facility, Institutional Housing
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Hotel, Restaurant

Sherrard Banking Company (added 1996 - - #96000092)
314 Third St. , Sherrard
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Restaurant, Single Dwelling

Thompson, James S., House (added 2002 - - #02000846)
804 North St. , New Boston
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage

United Presbyterian Church (added 1984 - - #80001398)
Main and 8th Sts. , Keithsburg
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Thompson & Partridge
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Education, Social
Current Sub-function: Civic, Library

Willits, Levi, House (added 1995 - - #95000488)
Also known as New Boston Museum
202 Main St. , New Boston
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Willits, Levi
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum




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