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Belle Brezing, Mary Todd Lincoln House

The Mary Todd Lincoln House, 1943

At the time it was the location of the T. A. Scully Restaurant. Before that it was a

Glass Cash Grocery Store from 1927-37 and a restaurant called The Colonial Cafe from 1938-41.

In 1976-77, the house was restored and is now a museum.

It is believed that Jennie Hill's brothel operated in the building from 1879 until 1894.

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