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Chandler Hotel Fire 1910
Chandler Hotel Fire 1910
TitleChandler Hotel Fire 1910
Photo Number002908.JPG
CollectionDigital Image Collection (Western Illinois University)
Date Photograph Taken17-Oct-1910
KeywordsMacomb Hotels Chandler Hotel C.V. Chandler Fire Department Fires and Fire Prevention Methodist Church Person 226-232 North Lafayette Street Persons People Man Men Child Children Girl Girls Boy Boys Group J.M. Pace Building Buildings Business Businesses
Subject HeadingMacomb--Hotels, Motels (Chandler)
DescriptionPost cards of the Chandler Hotel fire were made by Chester Kirkbride of Macomb, Illinois, and put on sale three hours after the fire. Originally the Chandler Hotel, built by C.V. Chandler in 1899. Located at 226-232 North Lafayette Street. Purchased by J.M. Pace in 1909. Fire on October 17, 1910 caused extensive damage to the hotel. When it was reopened on January 16, 1911, it was renamed the Pace Hotel. It was torn down in 1990 to make way for the rerouting and widening of Highway 136.
Aux. Photo# NegativeNeg 86d-32
Aux. Photo# Other002908.TIF
Location of Original PhotoMacomb Businesses off the Square Album--Northwest Quadrant
RightsWIU Libraries Archives & Special Collections -- All Rights Reserved. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, contact the WIU Archives and Special Collections at malpass-archives@wiu.edu.
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