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16 Liberty
Joesph Child House, 1890
 16 N. Liberty Joesph Child House
Photo Courtesy of the Gifford Park Association
This is the original home of Joseph and Anna Child. It was built by John A. Wright in 1890 for a cost of $3,000. The design features a harmonious blend of styles, including queen anne, eastlake, and shingle. Joseph Child earned his living at the Elgin National Watch Company.

Gifford Park Association
If you would like additional information about this or other historic homes in the Elgin Historic District, please contact the Gifford Park Association;
P.O. Box 928
Elgin, IL 60121

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