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

Site of Absolem Wells Cabin

 
 
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By Paul Fehrenbach, August 7, 2015
1. Site of Absolem Wells Cabin Marker
Inscription.  
Site of

Absolem Wells Cabin

1833

First Settler

Southern Cook County

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
 
Location. 41° 30.472′ N, 87° 38.486′ W. Marker is in Chicago Heights, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker can be reached from Chicago Road/Dixie Highway ¼ mile north of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30). Marker is on the west side of the road, tucked into a small grove of trees, a part of Wilson Woods. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Chicago Road/Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights IL 60411, 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. Chicago Heights (approx. half a mile away); Dedicated to Adam Brown (approx. 1.9 miles away); Park Forest, Illinois (approx. 2.7 miles away); Matteson, Illinois (approx. 3.3 miles away); Dixie Highway connected Chicago to Miami in the early days of automobile travel (approx. 3.8 miles away); Dixie Highway
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By Paul Fehrenbach, August 7, 2015
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(approx. 3.8 miles away); Camp Thornton #2605 and the Civil Conservation Corps (approx. 4 miles away); Washington Park Racetrack (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2015, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2015, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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