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  • The Growth of Wilmette: Lake Chicago's Changes That Developed the Wilmette Area
    TextImage       How "Lake Chicago" was filled in to form the shore line of Lake MIchigan. Shows the several stages wherein, due to the prevailing North East South West lake current, the spoil from the wave action on the North Shore Bluffs was gradually deposited to the South, making Chicago's land....
    TextImage     How "Lake Chicago" was filled in to form the shore line of Lake MIchigan. Shows the several stages wherein, due to the prevailing North East South West lake current, the ...
  • The Growth of Wilmette: Changes in the lake front
    TextImage       Map of Wilmette, Illinois, showing changes that have occurred in the historical shore line of Lake Michigan to 1949. Also records former and present names of streets, and locations of old structures.
    TextImage     Map of Wilmette, Illinois, showing changes that have occurred in the historical shore line of Lake Michigan to 1949. Also records former and present names of streets, and locations of ...
  • The Growth of Wilmette: additions and annexations, 1883-1911
    ImageText       Lake Michigan; Gage's Pier; Gage's Addition 1886; Cty. Annexation 1883; Paull's Addition 1889' Paul's Addition; 1890; Llewellyn Park or Hillville; Accrued Beach due to Park and Pier line of 1872; Line of 1947; Washington Park; Pier; 1908-Wilmette Harbor; North Shore channel of the Sanitary District of Chicago; Baxter's addition 1906; ...
    ImageText     Lake Michigan; Gage's Pier; Gage's Addition 1886; Cty. Annexation 1883; Paull's Addition 1889' Paul's Addition; 1890; Llewellyn Park or Hillville; Accrued Beach due to Park and Pier line of 1872; ...
  • The Growth of Wilmette: original plat incorporation-additions--Gross Point, 1869-1874
    ImageText       Approximate Bluff line of reservation survey, 1829; North Ave. now Emwood Ave.; Elm St. now Fifteenth St.; Division St. now eighth St.; South Ave., now Oakwood Ave.; Original plat of 1869; south line of Ouilmette Reservation; Westerfield's addition; Dingee's addition; Lake Shore Addition; Wilmette as incorporated, Sept. 19, 1872; Hill ...
    ImageText     Approximate Bluff line of reservation survey, 1829; North Ave. now Emwood Ave.; Elm St. now Fifteenth St.; Division St. now eighth St.; South Ave., now Oakwood Ave.; Original plat of ...
  • The Growth of Wilmette: map of Ouilmette’s reservation and its subdivisions, 1829-1842
    ImageText       Survey of 1280 acres of land two sections; Now Elmwood Ave.; Now Central St., Evanston; 1. 50 A[cres] sold to Harmon; 2. 200 A[cres] sold to Tuttle, Holland and Tuttle; 3. reserved for Joe Ouilmette; 4. 160 A[cres] sold to J. E. Stebbin; 5. 640 A[cres] sold to Horton Hubbard ...
    ImageText     Survey of 1280 acres of land two sections; Now Elmwood Ave.; Now Central St., Evanston; 1. 50 A[cres] sold to Harmon; 2. 200 A[cres] sold to Tuttle, Holland and Tuttle; ...
  • Wilmette Village a Subdivision of the W.63.55 CHS of N. Sec. of Ouilmette Reservation T.42 N.R. 13 E.
    Image       Shows location of discontinued street names: West Ave., James St., George St., Charles St. West Railroad Ave., East Railroad Ave., South Ave, Depot Place, Gage St. William St., John St., Alexander St. Henry St., North Ave., Division St.
    Image     Shows location of discontinued street names: West Ave., James St., George St., Charles St. West Railroad Ave., East Railroad Ave., South Ave, Depot Place, Gage St. William St., John St., ...
  • The Growth of Wilmette:  Geological formative data
    TextImage       Map showing geological formation of Wilmette from glacial moraines remaining after the Great Ice Age...
    TextImage     Map showing geological formation of Wilmette from glacial moraines remaining after the Great Ice Age...
  • The Growth of Wilmette:  Government survey of 1818 and Map of the Area's Drainage System
    TextImage       Map adapted from original survey in 1818 and a resurvey, 1837-1839...
    TextImage     Map adapted from original survey in 1818 and a resurvey, 1837-1839...
  • The Growth of Wilmette: Map from a survey made in 1840
    TextImage       Map derived from a survey made in 1840 by William Milburn of St. Louis, Mo. Map is in the Engineering Dept. Evanston City Hall....
    TextImage     Map derived from a survey made in 1840 by William Milburn of St. Louis, Mo. Map is in the Engineering Dept. Evanston City Hall....
  • The Growth of Wilmette: Maps of Indian and Pioneer Days
    TextImage       Three small maps showing changes in Wilmette from 1804-1852....
    TextImage     Three small maps showing changes in Wilmette from 1804-1852....
  • Gage's Addition to the Village of Wilmette used in the 1870s
    ImageText       Wilmette Village; Gage's Addition to the Village of WIlmette used in the 1870's scale 1" = 500'; Nothe that this map shows East and West Alleys south of North Avenue. The original plan had north and south alleys.; This partial copy does not show lot dimensions nor residences as on ...
    ImageText     Wilmette Village; Gage's Addition to the Village of WIlmette used in the 1870's scale 1" = 500'; Nothe that this map shows East and West Alleys south of North Avenue. ...
  • Plan of the original Wilmette village
    ImageText       Lands of H. A. Dingee yet to be added. Also the 40 feet N. of and adjoining the center of North Ave., and the 33 feet S. of an adjoining the center of South Ave. Lands of Schneider and Haines yet to be added. West Line of the Ouilmette Reservation, ...
    ImageText     Lands of H. A. Dingee yet to be added. Also the 40 feet N. of and adjoining the center of North Ave., and the 33 feet S. of an adjoining ...
  • New Trier Township in 1850
    TextImage       Turnbull Farm; 21 Mile House; Dietrich Cabin; Cob Property; Gormley Farm; Green Bay Trail; Tailor's port; Taylor's Pier; Beinlich Farm; Settlers from Old Trier; Skokie Marshes; Patterson's Tavern; Green bay Trail East Fork; Doyle Cabin; Mahoney Farm; Beaubien Dennis Farm; Dusham Farm; Ouilmette's Cabin; Ouilmette Reservation; Stebbin's Tavern; Early School; ...
    TextImage     Turnbull Farm; 21 Mile House; Dietrich Cabin; Cob Property; Gormley Farm; Green Bay Trail; Tailor's port; Taylor's Pier; Beinlich Farm; Settlers from Old Trier; Skokie Marshes; Patterson's Tavern; Green bay ...
  • Map Indian Trails and Village of Chicago and of Cook, Dupage and Will Counties, Illinois
    ImageText       Index: Indian villages (numbered), minor camps, chipping stations, principal indian trails lettered and numbered, portage, springs, heights and signal stations, indian mounds, mound builders trail
    ImageText     Index: Indian villages (numbered), minor camps, chipping stations, principal indian trails lettered and numbered, portage, springs, heights and signal stations, indian mounds, mound builders trail
  • Pictorial map of Wilmette
    ImageText       Pictorial map of Wilmette, Illinois, historical sites in blue and shades of rose.
    ImageText     Pictorial map of Wilmette, Illinois, historical sites in blue and shades of rose.
  • Map of Gross Point, Illinois
    TextImage       Three maps taped together showing Gross Point and Wilmette. Scanned image shows only portion containing Gross Point, Illinois. Map shows some former street names.
    TextImage     Three maps taped together showing Gross Point and Wilmette. Scanned image shows only portion containing Gross Point, Illinois. Map shows some former street names.
  • Hand drawn map No Man’s Land
    ImageText       On reverse in pencil: H.S. Marshall, 231 So. LaSalle [Annotations] [Lakefront property owners] Vista del Lago; Jno. P. Gage deceased; Breakers Beach; Ashael, Jno. S. and Victor are bros.; Gage, Clearwater, Fla.; V. R. Gage, Sibley Coll, Ithaca, NY; Jnos. Gage, P.O. Box 738, St. Petersburg, Fla.; Portia G. Lee ...
    ImageText     On reverse in pencil: H.S. Marshall, 231 So. LaSalle [Annotations] [Lakefront property owners] Vista del Lago; Jno. P. Gage deceased; Breakers Beach; Ashael, Jno. S. and Victor are bros.; Gage, ...
  • Two sided map of Wilmette by Augustus N. Gage
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  • Raise Government Map Prices
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Dec 1912, p. 7     The director of the geological survey has announced a price increase for topographic maps of the United States after January 1. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Dec 1912, p. 7   The director of the geological survey has announced a price increase for topographic maps of the United States after January 1. ...
  • Computers serve as high-tech maps, GIS software
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Oct 1995, p. 175     ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Oct 1995, p. 175   ...
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