320 W Lincoln St, Westfield, IL 62474 $
Bring your tools and ideas and turn this home back into the beauty it once was. Looks like it may originally have had a belvedere up top.
Apparently, Westfield was settled by a number of Irish immigrants in the 1870s and ’80s, my husband’s maternal ancestors among them. His family first settled in Brooklyn, NY, but read in a trade magazine about cheap farmland in Bureau County, Illinois. After setting up a farm in Westfield, my husband’s third great-grandfather, Dennis Prendergast, hitched a ride on a neighbor’s hay wagon, but as the wagon drove over the railroad tracks, it tipped over, killing him. He was 35. Many of the Prendergasts stayed in the area, but Dennis’ line moved back to Brooklyn,
- acre lot
- Year Built 1875
- Google Map
- Property Listing
- Contact Realtor: Tom Hildebrand with Coldwell Banker Classic Real Estate