Alfred Mather Pioneer Home

90.44.2 J 96 dpi wm.jpg

Title

Alfred Mather Pioneer Home

Description

Alfred Mather's pioneer cabin believed to be in Guilford Township. The building measured 20 x 22 feet and was made of black walnut logs. Early settlers built homes from materials available in the local landscape. There was a large quantity of black walnut trees near Pecatonica that were used for many early buildings.

Date

circa 1840s

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Type

Still Image

Identifier

90.44.2j

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5" x 7.25"

Citation

“Alfred Mather Pioneer Home,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed July 26, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/4465.

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