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Block House, Carlock, Illinois
Block House, Carlock, Illinois
Resource Typeimage
TitleBlock House, Carlock, Illinois
Coverage / Year1900 to Present
DescriptionThis concrete block home south of Carlock, Illinois, was built around 1900.
InterpretationProsperity at the turn of the 20th century saw corn farmers building many new houses, often made of more expensive, sturdier materials such as concrete.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History; Building a better home for the three little pigs
Learning Standards15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
Other ContributorsWalters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Source'The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean County,' by William D. Walters Jr.; ISBN 0-943788-15-3 (1997)
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Concrete; Housing; Construction
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0297; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 5:15, p. 70
CONTENTdm file name4845517732002_mch0297.jpg
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