“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Berwyn, Illinois

Clickable Map of Cook County, Illinois and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Cook County, IL (400) DuPage County, IL (23) Kane County, IL (45) Lake County, IL (62) McHenry County, IL (36) Will County, IL (119) Lake County, IN (40) Porter County, IN (35) Berrien County, MI (77)  CookCounty(400) Cook County (400)  DuPageCounty(23) DuPage County (23)  KaneCounty(45) Kane County (45)  LakeCounty(62) Lake County (62)  McHenryCounty(36) McHenry County (36)  WillCounty(119) Will County (119)  LakeCountyIndiana(40) Lake County (40)  PorterCounty(35) Porter County (35)  BerrienCountyMichigan(77) Berrien County (77)
Chicago is the county seat for Cook County
Berwyn is in Cook County
      Cook County (400)  
      DuPage County (23)  
      Kane County (45)  
      Lake County (62)  
      McHenry County (36)  
      Will County (119)  
      Lake County, Indiana (40)  
      Porter County, Indiana (35)  
      Berrien County, Michigan (77)  
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1Illinois, Cook County, Berwyn — A Road Well TraveledThe Ogden Avenue Corridor
This corridor was a gateway into the country’s interior. Several well worn Indian trails were traveled by fur traders and explorers. One trail, the future Ogden Avenue, was improved into a plank toll road creaking beneath the weight of settlers’ . . . Map (db m157105) HM
2Illinois, Cook County, Berwyn — Arthur J. Dunham Centennial Home
The Arthur J. Dunham Centennial Home on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1906 in the Prairie School style, owned and lived in by the same family for over 100 years.Map (db m157107) HM
3Illinois, Cook County, Berwyn — Automobile Love AffairA Traveling Showroom
Route 66 was a traveling showroom for new cars in the 1950s. Bold design, streamlining, chrome, and flaring fins captured people’s imagination. Ogden Avenue became a hub for automobile businesses in the Chicago area. In its heyday, the strip . . . Map (db m157677) HM
4Illinois, Cook County, Berwyn — Berwyn, IllinoisWelcome to Route 66 Illinois
(front:) Route 66, the Mother Road, is an American icon that symbolizes romance and freedom of the open road. Born in 1926, Route 66 was one of the first numbered U.S. highways, journeying 2,500 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles. Today, . . . Map (db m159132) HM
5Illinois, Cook County, Berwyn — Cruising the StripRoute 66 on Ogden Avenue
Ogden Avenue was designed for automobiles when the car was king of American culture. A wide street lined with drive-through businesses and convenient parking served both travelers and residents. Drive-in restaurants, service stations, and auto . . . Map (db m157675) HM
6Illinois, Cook County, Berwyn — Eating on the RunFast Food on Ogden Avenue
Looking for a quick bite? After World War I, fast food restaurants sprang up along Route 66, offering cheap and speedy meals for people on the go. Ogden Avenue is still home to many restaurants that were popular during the heyday of the Mother . . . Map (db m157676) HM
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7Illinois, Cook County, Berwyn — World War I Memorial
In Memory of John Blasyk • S.P. Champion • Charles S. Clark • Joseph C. Crismore • Frederick A. Emms • Louis J. Matysek • Edward E. Meyers • William S. Patterson • Joseph Tomasjer • Charles Vopenka • James H. Walters World . . . Map (db m157108) WM
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Feb. 4, 2023