Chick House Hotel

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Title

Chick House Hotel

Description

Thomas Chick purchased the Griggs House Hotel and started the Chick House Hotel in 1888 at the corner of Main and Elm Streets. This photograph looks north up Main Street. Rockford Business College occupied the D. J. Stewart building right next door to the hotel. A horse-drawn sleigh appears just left of center and a Rockford Railway trolley sits in the background.

Date

circa 1885 - 1895

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

90.5.48

Original Format

Glass Plate Negative

Physical Dimensions

4" x 5"

Citation

“Chick House Hotel,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed May 12, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/1329.

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