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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

 
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 mile north of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30). Touch for map. Marker is on the west side of the road, tucked into a small grove of trees, a part of Wilson Woods. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Chicago Road/Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights IL 60411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dixie Highway connected Chicago to Miami in the early days of automobile travel (approx. 3.8 miles away); Dixie Highway (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); The Lincoln Highway / The "Ideal Section" (approx. 6.9 miles away in Indiana); St. John Township School District #2 (approx. 8 miles away in Indiana); Dutch in the Calumet Region (approx. 11 miles away in Indiana).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Site of Absolem Wells Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, August 7, 2015
2. Site of Absolem Wells Cabin Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2015, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 36 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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