The History of Illiopolis

The Following History Pages were taken from a supplement of The State Center Record, a newspaper being published in Illiopolis at the turn of the century.  The Illiopolis Business Association is indebted to the people who wrote and edited this information and to the Niantic/Illiopolis Public Library who loaned us this material.

Front Cover of State Center Record Supplement

Resident Features

To the Public

Trade Advantages

Biography of A. M. Parker

Ford and Metcalf: Buyers and Shippers of Grain

Farmers State Bank

W. T. Fossett General Merchandise

Frank Neff & Co. General Merchandise

O. T. Myers Hardware and Farm Implements

Olaf Schive Watchmaker and Jeweler

George W. Hesser Hardware and Implements

H. P. Hampton & Sons Boots, Shoes, and Furnishing Goods

C. B. Sutherland General Merchandise

Dr. J. P. Cowdin Druggist

Sovereign Medicine Co.

W. G. McNier Druggist

Dr. J. W. Marsh Veterinary

David Johnston Furniture and Undertaking

Captain D. W. Peden Real Estate and Insurance

Ulrich and Sons Grain Buyers and Shippers

Chas. M Buckles Forman State Center Record

S. Dake Lumber, Sash, Doors, Blinds, and Building Materials

Physicians Mays, Dugan, King, and Maxfield

McD. Cantrall Post Master

J. B. Higginson Proprietor State Center Record

L. C. Webb Local Superintendent of Schools

J. W. Wilson Restaurant and Confectionery

A. D. Gilbert Proprietor of "The Den"

Fred W. Ishmael

Graham & Leeds Buyers of Grain and Dealers of Coal

James A. Ingle Cigar Manufacturer

A. S. Hunter Buyer and Shipper of Cattle and Hogs. Meat Market

E. M Wurl Contracting Builder and Undertaker

Fossett and Sons Meat Market

H. M. BALDRIDGE, Tile and Brick Manufacturer

The Power Homestead near Cantrall

G. W. Constant

Return to Illiopolis History Index