Covering the Land of Lincoln

Then – Now 119 South Main Street

In 1921, 119 South Main Street was occupied by the J. Perry Hance Auto Tire Store and the HH Dovell Fruit & Produce Market.

Submitted photo

The JA Shuemaker Tire & Accessory Store was at 119 S. Main St. in 1930.

Submitted photo

This location is currently occupied by Dream Home Realty.

Submitted photo

Then – In 1921, 119 South Main Street was occupied by the J. Perry Hance Auto Tire Store and the HH Dovell Fruit & Produce Market (photo #1). Next door to the north at 117 S. Main St. was the Urbana Hat Co. The JA Shuemaker Tire & Accessory Store was at 119 S. Main St. in 1930 (photo #2). In 1938 the Brinnon IGA grocery was at this address.

Now – This location (photo #3) is currently occupied by Dream Home Realty.

The Champaign County Historical Society thanks Robert Ogden of The Good Camera Co. for this Now photo.

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The Champaign County Historical Museum is a not-for-profit organization that depends upon donations and dues to preserve, protect, archive and display the artifacts that tell the Champaign County story. The free public museum located at 809 E. Lawn Ave., Urbana, is open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm and Saturday 10 am to 2 pm

In 1921, 119 South Main Street was occupied by the J. Perry Hance Auto Tire Store and the HH Dovell Fruit & Produce Market.

The JA Shuemaker Tire & Accessory Store was at 119 S. Main St. in 1930.

This location is currently occupied by Dream Home Realty.

Info from CCHS

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