Category Archives: St James Farm

Frank Schlick Remembers Growing Up on Mack Road in Winfield Township – Part 2

This is the second part of a two part blog posting of my interview with my Grandfather Frank Schlick in 1984 that was published in both the West Chicago (Illinois) Press and the Dupage County Genealogical Society (DCGS) Review. Click … Continue reading

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Mae Schlick Meets Herbert Hoover at St James Farm? Say What?: Taking a Sidetrack Journey on Family History.

We all have all at one time in our lives done this before. You know what I am talking about. Getting sidetracked when you are in the middle of a project or house work etc. etc. We get atttracted by … Continue reading

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History of St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Warrenville Illinois

Here is my presentation that I provided to the Wheaton Illinois Public Library in 2021 on the History of the St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Warrenville Illinois. This is the link to the Wheaton Library YouTube station where the … Continue reading

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Chauncey McCormick of St. James Farm in Warrenville Illinois

My grandfather Frank Schlick worked from the mid 1920s to 1985 for Chauncey McCormick and then his son Brooks McCormick at St. James Farm. The farm is now part of the Forest Preserve District of Dupage County. Here my my … Continue reading

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