Monthly Archives: June 2022

Water Street in Burlington Illinois Renamed James “Jimmy” Weberpal Way June 2022!

I received today (Thursday June 23, 2022) the below photo in my email. The photo shows the dedication on Wednesday June 22, 2022 of Water Street in honor of James “Jimmy” Weberpal by the Village of Burlington in Burlington Township … Continue reading

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Old Post Cards Reveal Wheaton Illinois at Turn-of-the-Century.

The Schlicks and Daleidens spent time in the City of Wheaton Illinois. I located two post cards several years ago at the Midwest Book Hunters Book Fair. The photo an current map shown above is of the “Driving Park” race … Continue reading

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John Armbrust the Schlicks and the Building of a Home in 1940 on Beecher Street in Winfield, Illinois.

My grandparents Frank and Mae Schlick during the months of May and June in 1940 were in the middle of building their home at 27W356 Beecher. While the Schlick family was involved in building a new home, the American people … Continue reading

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Winfield Tuberculosis Sanatorium Sign Discovered

This past weekend my wife and I stopped by an estate sale held on Park Street near the Winfield Elementary School. Much to our surprise while in the basement of the home at 0S185 Park St in Winfield we spotted … Continue reading

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German Immigration to America: Historical Context to the Voyage Part 2

In the first part of this blog series we reviewed a German immigrant’s voyage from Europe to New York City. In this second part we will review what happened to immigrants once they reached the port of New York. Castle … Continue reading

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