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Chinatown Lake Now Known as Maryville Fishing Club Lake


“Chinatown Lake Now Known as Maryville Fishing Club Lake,” Madison Historical, accessed May 23, 2024,


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This is a color photograph of a that runs alongside Parkview Street in Maryville, Illinois. The pond is now known as the "Maryville Fishing Club Lake" inside Drost Park. It originally ran alongside the St. Louis Troy and Eastern Railroad line and Parkview Street known as Chinatown road at the turn of the century. The Pond is located across the street from Donk Company housing known as "Chinatown" which consisted of 41 housing lots.


  • Maryville
  • mining
  • Donk Brothers


Circa 1900-1925

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  • Maryville, Illinois
  • 1900s


  • MHM-P-0006
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