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South Chicago Heights in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dedicated to Adam Brown

 
 
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By Kevin B, November 1, 2008
1. Dedicated to Adam Brown Marker
Inscription.  
First Permanent Settler
Sauk Trail & Vincennes Road
1883

Designated Brown's Corners
Village of South Chicago Heights
May 19, 2003


 
Erected 2003 by Village of South Chicago Heights.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
 
Location. 41° 28.847′ N, 87° 38.251′ W. Marker is in South Chicago Heights, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of Chicago Road (Illinois Route 1) and West Sauk Trail, on the right when traveling north on Chicago Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3201 Chicago Rd, Chicago Heights IL 60411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chicago Heights (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Absolem Wells Cabin (approx. 1.9 miles away); Park Forest, Illinois (approx. 2.2 miles away); Matteson, Illinois (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Van Buren Sisters (approx. 4 miles away); Sauk Village
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(approx. 4.3 miles away); Camp Thornton #2605 and the Civil Conservation Corps (approx. 5.6 miles away); Dixie Highway connected Chicago to Miami in the early days of automobile travel (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2021, by Kevin B of Chicago, Illinois. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 10, 2021, by Kevin B of Chicago, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
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