Rondout in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Rondout Train Robbery
Erected 2011 by Libertyville / Mundelein Historical Society, Lake County Museum Association, Village of Green Oaks, The Illinois State Historical Society, and the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list.
Location. 42° 16.808′ N, 87° 53.864′ W. Marker is in Rondout, Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13620 Rockland Rd, Lake Bluff IL 60044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Dwyer Settlement in Lake County, Illinois (approx. 2.1 miles away); Cook Memorial Library (approx. 3 miles away); Douglas A-4 "Skyhawk" (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fighting Tradesmen (approx. 3.7 miles away); Base Realignment and Closure (approx. 3.7 miles away); Wings over Great Lakes (approx. 3.7 miles away); Great Lakes History Trail (approx. 3.7 miles away); Building Five (approx. 3.7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. The Rondout Train Robbery. Chicago Historic Living Examiner (March 7, 2009) (Submitted on April 3, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Rondout`s Nefarious Claim To Fame. Chicago Tribune (May 12, 1991) (Submitted on April 3, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 2,148 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.