1869 Decatur Illinois Map Poster - Vintage Bird's Eye View Map of Decatur City Macon County Illinois Wall Art Print
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VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You'll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1869 Decatur Illinois Map Poster. Our museum quality prints are archival grade, which means it will look great and last without fading for over 100 years. Our print to order maps are made in the USA and each map is inspected for quality. This beautiful artwork is a perfect addition to your themed decor. Vintage maps look great in the home, study or office. They make a perfect gift as well.
MUSEUM QUALITY: This high quality map print will be a great addition to your vintage-themed wall. Don't waste money on cheap-looking, thin paper posters. We use thick, fine art print quality matte paper. Our professional's choice matte paper displays artwork in high detail without glare. The color is vibrant and text is easy to read. When framed, this map looks absolutely stunning.
A LOOK BACK AT HISTORY: This is an impressive, historic reproduction of 1869 City of Decatur Wall Art Map of Illinois. A true piece of history. See our product description section for more fascinating information about this historic map and its significance.
READY TO FRAME: This print includes a 0.2 inch border for a perfect frame fit and look. Our maps are designed to fit easy-to-find standard frame sizes, saving you money from having to pay for a custom frame. Each map is inspected for quality and shipped in a rigid tube.
HISTORIX: We love history and art. Sometimes old maps have tears, folds, separations and other blemishes. We digitally restore and enhance maps while keeping its historical character. All our maps are proudly made in the USA. Customers all over the world love our vintage maps and we know you will too.
Founded in 1829 on the banks of the Sangamon River and Lake Decatur in central Illinois, Decatur is the seventeenth largest city in the state and an important agricultural hub for the region. Decatur is home to the Edward P. Irving House, designed by iconic American Architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Decatur was also the first home of legendary American President Abraham Lincoln, who would go on to become one of the most celebrated Presidents and known for ending slavery in the United States and leading the Union Army during the American Civil War. Decatur has an economy based primarily on industrial manufacturing and agriculture.
Produced by noted Prussian-born Albert Ruger, cartographer and lithographer, this bird's eye perspective captures Decatur in a period of significant growth and transformation following the conclusion of the civil war. The region experienced tremendous growth as Southern Americans flocked to the region, eager for economic opportunities in the farms, mills, and manufacturing facilities found in the region. Decatur features a historic downtown and was awarded the All-America City Award in 1960 for its classic American small-town culture. Decatur features seventy-one distinct neighborhoods, many of which date back to this period of expansion during reconstruction.
Ruger's bird's eye perspectives bear a distinctive style and unique aesthetic that immediately transport the viewer back in time, creating a link between the present and the past while providing insight into how towns and communities have grown and evolved throughout their history and the influence they have on the region.
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