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  • Collection: From the Museum Collection: Champaign County History Museum

Solon House as seen from the Champaign Public Library prior to renovation.

Photo of the Harwood-Solon House prior to the restoration done by Christopher Knight.

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Recent photos of the Harwood-Solon House provided by RE/MAX Realty Associates.

Final photograph of Abel Harwood from his memorial booklet that was given during his funeral on December 30th, 1891.

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A love poem written by Abel Harwood to his first wife Mary Batcheller in 1843.

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Family Tree of Abel Harwood's lineage

A younger still photo of Abel Harwood from the CCHM Collections.

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A long letter written to Abel Harwood in 1842 from his friend Arnold Haunum that starts out as a rant about the state of the country in 1842 and then goes on to talk about his life.

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Piece of an envelope that contained the flower from Abel Harwood to Mary Batcheller. Written in french saying "Mon Amie", meaning "my friend"

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Flower piece from Abel Harwood sent to his first wife Mary Batecheller probably sometime before he moved to Illinois.
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