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Maps

  • US IlHpHS R2013-3
  • Collection
  • 1820-2000

This artificial collection created by the Society consists of 31 oversize, chiefly mounted, maps. Many of the mountings have maps on both sides. Maps are of Highland Park, Illinois. There are several maps of the state of Illinois. An inventory file entitled "Map Collection" contains images of several of the maps. An asterisk in the inventory indicates items in this collection.

Highland Park Historical Society

Illinois (1838). North America Sheet IX Parts of Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, and Indiana (ca. 1845). Illinois (1825)

  • Item
  • 1825-1845
  • Part of Maps

There are three maps. The first map is a colorized map of Illinois from 1838. It shows the counties. The second map is circa 1845 and it shows Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and Indiana. This map was published under the superintendance of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. The third map is also colorized and shows the counties and territories of Illinois.

Titles and deeds

  • US IlHpHS titl.dee
  • Collection
  • 1839-1966

Scope and Contents note This is an artificial collection created by the Highland Park Historical Society. Much of the donor information for the collection is unknown. The contents of the collection includes abstracts and examinations of title and deeds of warranty and/ or mortgages relating to the Highland Park area. The dates of the materials span from c. 1839-1934.

Chicago Title and Trust Company.

Loesch family collection

  • US IlHpHS 2013.3
  • Collection
  • ca. 1840-1940

Images and manuscripts documenting early settlers and residents in Highland Park.

Loesch family

Highland Park film visual collection

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Fil
  • Series
  • 1840-1981, No Date

This collection is comprised of images used in the film created about Highland Park Film entitled 'The History of Highland Park'. There are 2 boxes with the first box having 5 folders of various images. Topics range from churches to parades and piers. The second box has 8 folders ranging from buildings to bridges and other various buildings around Highland Park.

The bulk of the images date from the 1869 founding of Highland Park, Illinois to the early 20th century.

Highland Park Historical Society

General

This folder contains various images of general from around Highland Park. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates and their accession numbers.

Bank in Highland Park, March 1905
Bank D.M. Ershine & Co., No Date, 67-252-3
The old log church- first church in Highland Park, No Date
The old log church- first church in Highland Park- St. Mary's, No Date
Old church located at 1214 Green Bay Rd on 4 acres of land with cemetery that was moved to Ridge Road at St. Mary's "Mooneys", No Date, 69-85-1
Sebastian Stipe Home, No Date, 70-221-1
Dr. Mawer's House- St. John Era, No Date, 69-330-1
Old settelers log cabin with man and woman outisde with their fowl, ca. 1840, 70-228-1
Postcard- married couple and gentelman sitting on a barrel, No Date
Postcard- a man with 2 women posing on the beach with 2 men walking in the background, No Date
Postcard- 4 women sitting on the sand dunes at the beach, No Date
Sebastian Stipe family portrait- 5 children, 3 girls and 2 boys, No Date
Stupey Cabin with Francis Stupey standing outside, No Date
Postcard- 2 women and 2 men at the beach, same couple from the beach wedding photograph, No Date
Postcard- 1 man and 3 women with a child on the broken remains of a pier, No Date
Pier and Saw Mill just south of St. Johns, ca. 1854
Pier and Saw Mill just south of St. Johns, No Date, 69-334-1
Pier and Saw Mill just south of St. Johns, No Date
Fletchers Pier on Park Ave., No Date
Lake Michigan Beach at Park Ave. looking towards Central, No Date
Highland Park House aka Highland Hall on St. John and Ravine Dr., ca. 1870
Port Clinton School (one room school house made of wood), ca. 1886
Highland Park Hotel prior to 1867
Pier and Saw Mill just south of St. Johns, No Date
Fletchers Pier, 1st pier footage of Park Ave., No Date
Fletchers Pier on Park Ave., No Date, 69-430-2
Fletchers Pier, ground view of pier at foot of Park Ave., No Date
Reminants of a pier at dusk, No Date
Fletchers Pier at the foot of Park Ave. [donated by Mrs. Roland Brand], 1886
Pier and Saw Mill just south of St. Johns [donated by Mrs. Roland Brand], 1886
Postcard- snow covered trees and trail, No Date
Postcard- snow covered trees and trail, No Date
Postcard- snow covered trees and a home, No Date
Herald's old snowplow- teamed horses pulling carts in winter, 1918
Herald's old snowplow- teamed horses pulling carts in winter, 1918
Postcard- snow covered trees and trail with fence, No Date
Photocopied newspaper article Central Ave. Bluffs, ca. 1900
Clay Bluffs of St. Johns just south of Ft. Sheridan, No Date
Newspaper clipping of a winter scene of Sheridan Rd. near Highland Park, No Date
Chicago North Shore train south bound at Central, taken 11:17 am, 6-3-1917
Postcard- 3 men on a bluff looking out to towards the lake, No Date
Postcard- Moraine Hotel Bus at Central Ave. Depot, Mr. McGenane as driver, No Date, 70-592-2
Postcard- East Central Ave. from Fountain- In color, No Date
Bill Denzels delivering coal in a Ford, 1913

Abstract of Title to Lots 1 and 2 Block 6 North and West Division Highland Park, Lake County, Ill.

There are three documents attached in this file: no. 21208 Abstract of Title to Lots 1 and 2 Block 6 North and West Division Highland Park, Lake County, Ill., 1841-1921; no. 21210 Abstract of Title Lots 1, 2 and E. 100ft. Lots 7 and 8 Block 6 North and West Division Highland Park, Lake County, Ill., 1869-1916; no.21209 Abstract of Title to Lots 1 and 2 Block 6 North and West Division Highland Lake County Ill. 1919-1921.

Lake County Title and Trust Company.

Abstract of Title to Lot 56 in South Highland addition to Highland Park

This file contains three documents attached together: no. 1714 Examination of Title to Lot 56 in South Highland Addition; no. 3614 Examination of Title to Lot 56 in South Highland Addition; no. 1283 Abstarct of title to Lot 56 in SOuth highland Addition to Highland park for F. Mains. Dates of documents span from 1841-1902.

Lake County Title and Trust Company.

Abstracts of Title to W 1/2 Lot 8 Block 12 Exmoor Addition Highland Park Lake County Ill; Abstract of Title to West 1/2 Lot 11, Block 10, Exmoor Addn. to Highland Park

Scope and Contents note Five files are attached: Abstract of Title to Exmoor Addition to Highland Park in W 1/2, NW 1/4 Sec. 23-43-12, Lake Co., Ills. for O.A. Lewis, 1843-1903 (copy of original document); no. 6262 Abstract of Title to Lots 2, 10 and 11 Blk 10 Exmoor Addition Highland Park Lake County Ill. for Louis H. Meyer, 1903-1909; no. 10891 Abstract of Title to W 1/2 Lot 11 Block 10 Exmoor Add. Highland Park Lake County Ill., 1909-1914; no. 18615 Abstract of Title to W 1/2 Lot 11 Block 10 Exmoor Addition Highland Park Lake County Ills., 1914-1919; no. 30172 Abstract of Title to West half Lot 11, Block 10, Exmoor Adition to Highland Park, 1919-1923. Two documents are attached: Abstract of Title to Exmoor Addition to Highland Park in W. 1/2 NW 1/4 , Sec.23-43-12, Lake Co., Ills., 1843-1903 (copy of original document); no.15703 Abstract of Title to W 1/2 Lot 8 Block 12 Exmoor Addition Highland Park Lake County Ill. for Mrs. Hill, 1903-1917.

Lake County Title and Trust Company.

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