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Stephen Arnold Douglas, one of the most distinguished statesmen of his day, was a
Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, Member of the House of Representatives, and
United States Senator. Although a political rival of Lincoln, he supported the U…
United States Senator Stephen Douglas, who died in 1861 at the age of forty-eight, was a firm believer in the future of Chicago. He held states offices and became nationally known for his debating skill in the Senate and in his campaign against Ab…
Stephen A. Douglas became a Chicago resident in 1847, moving from central Illinois after his election as U.S. Senator. He intended to build on his lakeside property, named Oakenwald, a gentleman's estate including a mansion, stables, and a gardene…
At the time of its construction, in the aftermath of the Fire of 1871, this was one of the city's tallest buildings. Its limestone facades feature ornate Victorian-style details; its lobby includes a unique curving hardwood staircase. Structurally…
Early church leader and Chicago Mayor with his wife, Eliza whose gifts established Garrett Theological Seminary.
Built in 1859 by Elijah Amasa Allen. In 1888 Eugene Berbecker, foster son of E.A. Allen Became Owner. Berbecker Park is named in his honor.
Built in 1865 by James Shirra. This same year he opened a Grist Mill at 102 N. Arlington Heights Road and Wing Street.
Burned in the Great Chicago Fire, 1871.
Erected by the citizens of Edison Park in honor of our boys who served in the Army and Navy of the USA during the World War.
Edison Park Honor Roll World War
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These trees planted in honor of those who gave their lives in the service of their country
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