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Historical Marker:

Hubbard Trail


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Location:
The marker is located in Momence at the junction of IL 1 and IL 17.
Latitude:
41.158
Longitude:
-87.6685
Dedication Date:
11/18/1953
Dedication By:
The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
This trail was blazed by Gurdon S. Hubbard, 1822-1824, connecting the trading posts of the American Fur Company between Vincennes and Chicago. Momence, near the upper crossing of the Kankakee River, is on this trail. Known also as the Vincennes Trace, it is perpetuated today as State Highway No. 1.
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