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Billy Caldwell (1780-1841) Chicago and the Great Lakes Trail

Billy Caldwell (1780-1841) Chicago and the Great Lakes Trail.  Published by Fonthill Media, available at amazon.com.

Books available December 16, 2019 from Amazon.com.  A historical journey from Caldwell's birthplace in Niagara, New York through Chicago, the Midwest to his final destination in Council Bluffs, Iowa. 

Downtown Lake Forest by Arcadia Publishing

Downtown Lake Forest, published by Arcadia Publishing, available at amazon.com.

Then and now images of Lake Forest, Illinois.  Read about the historic city located on the shores of Lake Michigan, 30 miles north of Chicago. 

Legendary Locals of Lake Forest by Arcadia Publishing

Legendary Locals of Lake Forest, published by Arcadia Publishing, available at amazon.com.

Lake Forest, Illinois, home to America's land barons, industrialist's and capitalists.  Read about local legends and how they influenced American businesses.

West Lake Forest

West Lake Forest, published by Arcadia Publishing, available at amazon.com.

The history of west Lake Forest started before the city of Lake Forest.  Irish and Italian immigrants tell their story of entrepreneurship, pioneering and American determination.  

   

Lake Forest 150th Sesquicentennial

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Limited edition books from Performance Media.  Learn more about Lake Forest with LFGO.

Poppy Hampton

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A mystery series in Summerfield, Illinois, located 30 miles north of Chicago.  Poppy Hampton solves local mysteries with Chicago connections.