Stark County, Illinois Photos

John Shore and Mary Ann (Brandenburg) Shore bought 82 acres of land in 1841 at La Fayette, Illinois.  Three daughters and a son grew to adulthood in La Fayette and Wyoming, Illinois (another daughter died in infancy).  Toulon is the county seat where births, marriages, deaths, deeds and other documents were recorded.

Toulon (County Seat)

Public Square

Civil War Monument

Public Library

Public School

Stark County Jail

Old Settler's Cabin


Seventh Street looking North

Public School

Public Library

La Fayette

Public Park

Bank and Public Library