Category Archives: Wheaton, Illinois

“Roosevelt Road Dedicated” 1920 Newspaper Account

Roosevelt Road (Illinois State Route 38) runs from Chicago near the shores of Lake Michigan west to the City of Geneva and to points further west. It is one of many commercial transportation routes for the suburbs. During my research … 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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