While visiting Decatur in 1927, Carl Sandburg wrote a poem inspired by this community.
Online Local History Displays
See how Decatur responded to the Spanish Influenza of 1918
Find out more about the people who settled Macon County.
Decatur's very own Bottling Company est. 1939 to 1978.
News stories about the Decatur Milling Company 1924-1970.
News articles and advertisements from the Decatur Music Shop 1923-1942
Treatment Parlors offered physiotherapy and naturopathy, health foods and other treatments for ailments.