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Map of Lake County, Illinois from actual surveys and other authentic sources

  • US IlHpHS R2012.31
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  • 1861-1948

This is a map of Lake County, Illinois by George Hale, county surveyor and J.N.Truesdell, clerk of the circuit court, published by L. Gast Bros. and Co., St. Louis. The map is from actual surveys and other authentic sources. The map shows Lake County in 1861. The map includes historical statistics of Lake County dating back to 1834. It also includes an illustration of the Public Square in Waukegan, a Table of Distances and a table of Statistics. There are also several insets: Waukegan, Antioch, Half Day, Millburn, Wauconda Central Part of Lake Forest, Hainesville, Long Grove, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, Deerfield Village, Forksville, Diamond Lake, O'Plain Bridge, and Barrington. There is a note at the bottom of the page: "Copied to preserve historical record in the office of R.M. Lobdell, County Superintendent of Highways, March 1948, by order of the Board of Supervisors of Lake Co., Guy L. Grinnell, Chairman, from old map furnished by the Lake County Historical Society, Bess Dunn, Secretary by R.M.Brown."

Hale, George

Highland Park Lake County Ill.

  • US IlHpHS High.bui.m
  • Item
  • ca. 1868

"Choice lots and residences for sale. For maps and information apply at the Office of the Company, 154 Washington Street Chicago, Ill. or at the Highland Park House. Frank P. Hawkins, General Agent."

Louis Nelke & Co., Chicago, Lithographer and Engraver

Promissory note

  • US IlHpHS Cow1869.11.10
  • Item
  • 1869

One red cow 5 years old and one...for security of the above note.

Clavey, Wm

Scrapbook of Highland Park residence

  • US IlHpHS scra.hig
  • Item
  • ca. 1885-1895

Scrapbook of professional photographs of Highland Park home interior and exterior in Central and Laurel Avenues area. Images on the interior wall include a young man in a Northwestern Military Academy Uniform, pendants for the academy and the University of Michigan and hunting ephemera.


Specifications of the material and labor

  • US IlHpHS
  • Item
  • 1892

Specifications for Sylvester Millard House in Highland Park, Illinois. Cover page reads "Carpentry corrected no. 2. Specifications for of the Material and labor to be used and employed in the erection of a log cabin to be erected for S. M. Millard, Esq."

Boyington, William W.

Rollin M. Pease Scrapbook

  • US IlHpHS Peas.rol
  • Item
  • 1892-1901

Scrapbook contains transit punch tickets for the Chicago & Northwestern and other transit lines as well as tickets for events at Fort Sheridan, Highwood and other ephemeral events and items. It also contains a ticket to a recital by Pease as a member of Fort Worth University Recital.

Pease, Rollin Malbone

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