Time Capsule - Downtown Brandon

A view of downtown Brandon during the late 19th century. The town grew and flourished during the 1800s with several industries relying on the key resources of waterpower, iron ore and marble. Brandon's favorite son, U.S. Sen. Stephen Douglas (D), ran against U.S. Sen. Abraham Lincoln (R) in the 1860 presidential election. Brandon Town Hall was built in the 1870s.

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