Rockford in 1853, Looking West from Madison Street.

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Title

Rockford in 1853, Looking West from Madison Street.

Description

The Rock River is in the middle of this photograph, dividing Rockford's east side (lower portion) and west side (upper part). Notice the early and crude State Street Bridge, originally called City Bridge. The First Baptist Church is seen in the center top. This photo is a print taken from a daguerreotype.

Date

1853

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

79.188.93

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

4.5" x 5.5"

Citation

“Rockford in 1853, Looking West from Madison Street.,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed July 29, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/1755.

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