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History of Gibson City
Photographer: Bob Crossman
Christmas in Gibson City when Santa gave treats to the children around the tree at the intersection of Sangamon and 9th in the 1920s.
First Presbyterian Church, before the streets were paved.
1901 Gibson City carnival.
Gibson City room 8, 1907.
Photographer: Courtesy of Bob Crossman
Gibson City room 9, 1907.
Gibson City gathering, 1885. The city was 15 years old.
Gibson High School, burned down in 1911.
Hollis and Co. gathering, Gibson City.
Gibson City Military Band, 1885.
Community Sale day, 1946.
Class on school steps.
Ornate horse-drawn hearse.
School burning, 1911.
Snow on Sangamon, Gibson City. The William Moyer fountain is in the center of the intersection; the 3-story hotel built by W.W. Johson is in the background.
Steam engine threshing, 1911.
Stevens and Means, Gibson City.
Boxcar unloading at Central Soya, Gibson City.
Aerial view of Central Soya.
Group photo at McMillen Feed Mills.
Cast of "Hamlet" for Gibson City High School's 1897 production.
Corn palace on Main Street, 1910.
Gibson City firemen's basketball team, 1898.
Corn Palace, Main Street, 1910.
Gibson City depot.
Digging Central Soya lagoon.
First Boy Scout troop in Gibson City, organized in 1911.
First band of the Drummer Township High School in Gibson City, about 1920.
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