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Historical Marker:

Green Bay Trail, The


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Location:
Scott Avenue and Green Bay Rd., Glencoe
Latitude:
42.1208
Longitude:
-87.7433
Dedication Date:
04/28/1963
Dedication By:
The Lake Shore Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists and The Illinois State Historical Society.

Marker Description:
One branch of the Green Bay Trail traversed this region. Originally an Indian Trail, after 1816 the route connected Fort Dearborn at Chicago with Fort Howard at Green Bay. Couriers faced hunger, cold and Indians to carry on a round trip which took a month.
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