Depicts 1824 view of the future Pekin “Townsite” from the Illinois River. Located at the foot of present day Broadway Street.
At the left is a Pottawatomie native american village – at the right, is first settler Jacob Tharp’s cabin.
Photograph of a painting is of unknown origin – also referred to as “Pekin on a Hill”
Reproduction. Approximately 5.5 x 3.5, photostock