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This Property has been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
In Honor of Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette
The First White Men to Pass Through the Chicago River
This Tablet is placed by the Illinois Society of the Colonial Dames of America
Under the auspices of the Chicago Historica…
Considered the founders of Chicago, Catherine (1756 - 1809) and Jean Baptiste (1745 - 1818) Point du Sable established a fur trading post on this site in the 1770s or early 1780s, approximately a half century before Chicago was incorporated. This …
Jane Addams' Hull House
has been designated a
under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the Un…
Harold Washington was elected Chicago's first African American Mayor on April 21 1983 He brought together a coalition of Chicagoans that spanned economic, social and racial lines.
Of his legacy, he said: I hope someday to be remembered by histo…
John Kinzie, fur trader, settled near this spot in the early years of the nineteenth century. One of a band of courageous pioneers — who with their lives at stake — struggled through the wilderness, breaking soil for the seeds of a fut…
Jolliet, Father Marquette, La Salle and Tonti will live in American history as fearless explorers who made their way through the great lakes and across this watershed to the Mississippi in the late seventeenth century and typify the spirit of brav…
Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini was the first United States citizen canonized a Saint. In this building which bore her name, Mother Cabrini cared for the many Italian Immigrants who settled in this area of the near west side.
In her honor
George Gabel opened an Indian trading post on this site in 1847. In 1856 he sold the property to John Dilg who had arrived in the Chicago area in 1850 and settled on Waukegan Road in 1854. Dilg and his wife, Maria Magdalena Gabel Dilg operated the…
Carved from a rescued portion of
Morton Grove's Indian Marker Tree
Presented by the
Morton Grove Historical Society
Dedicated: November 3, 2013