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Philip Rogers Home Site

 
 
Philip Rogers Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
September 10, 2013
1. Philip Rogers Home Site Marker
Inscription. Philip Rogers, born in Ireland, came to Rogers Park about 1834 and bought 1600 acres from the government. First lived in a log house at Lunt and Western Avenues. Died in 1856. Village named after him in 1844.
 
Erected 1937 by Chicago's Charter Jubilee.
 
Location. 42° 0.522′ N, 87° 41.598′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on West Lunt Avenue west of North Campbell Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2500 West Lunt Avenue, Chicago IL 60645, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1877 Keystone from City Hall Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Indian Boundary Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indian Boundary Village (about 500 feet away); Emil Bach House (approx. 1.5 miles away); George S. Bangs (approx. 1.6 miles away); Reverend Georg L. Mulfinger (approx. 1.7 miles away); Firefighters Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Frances E. Willard (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chicago.
 
More about this marker. In Indian Boundary Park.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Philip Rogers Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
September 10, 2013
2. Philip Rogers Home Site Marker
 
 
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