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Center & Chestnut Streets, Leroy, McLean County, IL



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Leroy, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IL-1192
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N157).
0.1994
Significance: Le Roy is a small town in central Illinois that is largely supported by surrounding farms and agricultural businesses. Corn and soybean are the principal crops. Platted in 1835 on a grid that conformed to the township subdivisions of the old Northwest Ordinance, the town grew slowly until the arrival of the Big Four railway in 1870. Named for Le Roy, New York, by one of its settlers, it occupies land once roamed by the Kickapoo Indians...

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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