The 1882 Daniel Schrock House

The Schrock house at it's original location on County road 275 East southeast of Arthur, Illinois. The concrete stairs in front of the house were designed for easier access to wagons and buggies and can still be seen at the original location.

 The Schrock house arriving at the IAHC on September 20, 2016.

The Schrock house arriving at the IAHC on September 20, 2016.

 The house is currently under restoration. The house has unusual two-story porches which will be returned to their original configuration.

The house is currently under restoration. The house has unusual two-story porches which will be returned to their original configuration.

 Removal of facing trim on the door opening revealed evidence of an original window.

Removal of facing trim on the door opening revealed evidence of an original window.

 Original ceiling is exposed as drywall in removed.

Original ceiling is exposed as drywall in removed.

 Mortices in lower porch post indicate that the lower porch had railings as well as the upper porch.

Mortices in lower porch post indicate that the lower porch had railings as well as the upper porch.

 The Schrock house on it's new foundation at the site.

The Schrock house on it's new foundation at the site.

 The opening shown here was originally a window. It accessed an extension of the kitchen when the lower porch was enclosed.

The opening shown here was originally a window. It accessed an extension of the kitchen when the lower porch was enclosed.

 Original blue ceiling and gray wall behind the white.

Original blue ceiling and gray wall behind the white.

 South side of the house after scraping and power washing.

South side of the house after scraping and power washing.