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COPY-Historic photographs come to Metamora Courthouse

METAMORA, Ill. (AP) - A collection of historic photographs depicting daily life starting in the 1830s is coming to the Metamora Courthouse State Historic Site in central Illinois.

The show runs through Sept. 14., and includes portraits, wedding pictures, architecture and landscapes compiled from local collectors. The photographs span about 100 years through the 1930s. The exhibit also includes antique cameras and equipment.

It is free to the public.

The Metamora Courthouse is open Tuesday through Saturday each afternoon. Appointments can also be made.

The historic site was built in 1845 and is administered by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.

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