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1812
War of 1812 against Britain begins. United States wins series of naval victories but fails in attempts to invade Canada, British burn Capitol and White House in August 1814.
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ILLINOIS - Winnebago County

Beattie Park Mound Group ** (added 1991 - Site - #91000084)
Also known as 11WO11
N. Main St. between Park and Mound Aves., Rockford
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Effigy Mound Tradition, Late Woodland Period
Period of Significance: 499-0 AD, 1000-500 AD, 1499-1000 AD
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Graves/Burials
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Brown, William, Building (added 2000 - Building - #00000946)
226-228 S. Main St., Rockford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Professional
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Professional

Chicago & North Western Railway Stone Arch Bridge (added 1993 - Structure - #93000840)
Also known as Kinnikinnick Creek Railway Bridge
0.6 mi. E of IL 251, 0.6 mi. W of I-90 and 0.2 mi. S of Burr Oak Rd., Roscoe
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Chick House (added 1997 - Building - #97000031)
119--123 S. Main St., Rockford
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Restaurant, Specialty Store

Coronado ** (added 1979 - Building - #79000878)
Also known as Rockford's Wonder Theater
312-324 N. Main St, Rockford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Klein,Frederic J., Bell,Walter Scott Co.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Theater

East Rockford Historic District (added 1980 - District - #80001422)
U.S. 20 and U.S. 51, Rockford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Italianate, Late Victorian, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Local Gov't , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Graham-Cinestra House (added 1979 - Building - #79000879)
1115 S. Main St., Rockford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Historic Person: Graham,Freeman,Sr.
Significant Year: 1857
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Haight Village Historic District (added 1987 - District - #87002044)
Roughly bounded by Walnut & Kishwaukee Sts., Chicago Northwestern RR tracks & Madison St., Rockford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Local Gov't , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Herrick Cobblestone ** (added 1980 - Building - #80001423)
2127 Broadway, Rockford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Herrick,Elijah L.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Illinois National Guard Armory (added 2000 - Building - #00000948)
Also known as Rockford Armory
605 N. Main St., Rockford
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Sjostrom & Sons, Bradley & Bradley
Architectural Style: Art Deco, Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Defense, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Arms Storage, Auditorium
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Indian Hill Manor and Farm Historic District (added 2001 - District - #01000667)
Also known as Charles C. Barrett House
6901-7057 Kishwaukee Rd., Rockford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bradley, Charles Wyman
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local Gov't , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility, Forest, Garden, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Forest, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Jacoby, Lysander, House (added 1982 - Building - #82002607)
Also known as Burr Heights;Richwoods;Jacoby Homestead
2 Jacoby Pl., Rockford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Lake-Peterson House ** (added 1980 - Building - #80001424)
Also known as Jenny's
1313 E. State St., Rockford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lake,John
Architectural Style: Gothic
Historic Person: Multiple
Significant Year: 1918, 1873
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Professional

Limestones, The (added 1995 - Building - #86001491)
Also known as New American Theater and Masters Shoe Building;Andrews and S
118--122 S. Main, Rockford
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store, Theater

Macktown Historic District ** (added 1978 - District - #78001201)
W of Rockton on Pecatonica River, Rockton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Historic Person: Mack,Stephen
Significant Year: 1846, 1839
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture, Commerce, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park

Roberts, William H., House (added 1979 - Building - #79000877)
523 Main St., Pecatonica
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hebard,Henry, Winchester,John
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Rockford Morning Star Building (added 1999 - Building - #99000972)
Also known as Pioneer Building
127 N. Wyman St., Rockford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Clausen, Kruse & Klein, Security Building Co.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Rockton Historic District ** (added 1978 - District - #78001202)
Roughly bounded by River, Warren, Cherry, and West Sts., Rockton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Historic Person: Multiple
Significant Year: 1855, 1838
Area of Significance: Architecture, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Local Gov't , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall (added 1976 - Building - #76000731)
Also known as Memorial Hall
211--215 N. Main St., Rockford
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Meeting Hall
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Museum

Spafford, Amos Catlin, House (added 1980 - Building - #80001425)
501 N. Prospect St., Rockford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Italianate, Second Empire
Historic Person: Spafford,Amos Catlin
Significant Year: 1897, 1863
Area of Significance: Health/Medicine, Social History, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Svea Music Hall (added 1995 - Building - #82002608)
Also known as Sveas Soner Building
326 7th St., Rockford
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Performing Arts, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Multiple Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Tinker Swiss Cottage (added 1972 - Building - #72000468)
411 Kent St., Rockford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Weber, Robert, Round Barn (added 1984 - Building - #84001172)
E of Durand, Durand
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Haar Brothers
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings

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