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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 42° 16.808′ N, 87° 53.864′ W. Marker is in Rondout, Illinois, in Lake County. Marker is on Rockland Road (Illinois Route 176) 0.1 miles east of Energy Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13620 Rockland Rd, Lake Bluff IL 60044, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles 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.)
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,701 times since then and 137 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.