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Construction of South Wilmington's Village Hall

Construction of South Wilmington's Village Hall

 

 

South Wilimington  

Looking into South Wilmington from atop the Chicago,
Wilmington & Vermilion Coal Company #2 Mine, just east of town.

 

 

Corner of Rice Street and Third Avenue 

Corner of Rice Street and Third Avenue

 
 

(L-R): Margaret Finn, unknown, Michael Finn 

(L-R): Margaret Finn, unknown, Michael Finn

 

Finn Family 

Michael and Margaret Finn and grandchildren Michael
and Rita Joyce.
Finn was the first village clerk.
Their son Francis was the first male child born in South Wilmington.