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Hill's Soda Fountain - 1915

This photo shows Hopkin Hill behind the soda fountain in his sweetshop and restaurant. The restaurant was located at the present site of Meyers-Jochums Insurance Agency. Hill ran the restaurant until the early 1920's when he sold out to the Kerrigan Brothers who ran a restaurant there until 1938 when it was sold to Bob Morrison who changed the name of the restaurant to The Chocolate Shop. Hill went to Streator where he started up a restaurant and confectionary called "Hills".