“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Long Grove, Illinois

Clickable Map of Lake 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> Lake County, IL (61) Cook County, IL (389) McHenry County, IL (36) Allegan County, MI (52) Berrien County, MI (76) Van Buren County, MI (46) Kenosha County, WI (39)  LakeCounty(61) Lake County (61)  CookCounty(389) Cook County (389)  McHenryCounty(36) McHenry County (36)  AlleganCountyMichigan(52) Allegan County (52)  BerrienCounty(76) Berrien County (76)  VanBurenCounty(46) Van Buren County (46)  KenoshaCountyWisconsin(39) Kenosha County (39)
Waukegan is the county seat for Lake County
Long Grove is in Lake County
      Lake County (61)  
      Cook County (389)  
      McHenry County (36)  
      Allegan County, Michigan (52)  
      Berrien County, Michigan (76)  
      Van Buren County, Michigan (46)  
      Kenosha County, Wisconsin (39)  
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1Illinois (Lake County), Long Grove — Bollenbach Wagon Shop — c. 1870
Owned by the Bollenbach family, wagonmakers and blacksmiths, the center two-story section was moved from its original location across the road.Map (db m78444) HM
2Illinois (Lake County), Long Grove — Creamery — 1879
Once the largest and most prosperous cheese and butter factory in Northern Illinois. Rebuilt after a fire in 1897.Map (db m78460) HM
3Illinois (Lake County), Long Grove — Fred Sauer Residence — 1873
Built by Fred Sauer, a carpenter who plied his trade rebuilding Chicago after the great fire of 1871.Map (db m78450) HM
4Illinois (Lake County), Long Grove — George Umbdenstock Residence — c. 1870
George Umbdenstock, Sr. was one of the first village blacksmiths. The two-story section on the right is original.Map (db m78446) HM
5Illinois (Lake County), Long Grove — Pre-Civil War Residence — c. 1855
The peak medallion and other Victorian design elements reflect later additions to original two-story center section. Remained a residence until 1963.Map (db m78453) HM
6Illinois (Lake County), Long Grove — Ritzenthaler Farmhouse — c. 1890
Purchased by William Umbdenstock in 1928 and moved from Ritzenthaler farm property one-half mile to the north.Map (db m78454) HM
7Illinois (Lake County), Long Grove — Rose Residence and Zimmer Hotel — c. 1860
Built as a residence by first village blacksmith Daniel Rose. Later became a ten-room hotel run by the Zimmer family.Map (db m78457) HM
8Illinois (Lake County), Long Grove — Sauer Family Residence — c. 1870
Home of Christ and Albert Sauer, the eldest and youngest of the four brothers to settle in the village. Christ was a Civil War Veteran.Map (db m78452) HM
9Illinois (Lake County), Long Grove — Sauer General Store — 1869
Originally erected as Sauer's Cheap Cash Store by Civil War Veteran Christ Sauer. Remained a family business until 1932. Destroyed by fire and rebuilt.Map (db m78447) HM
10Illinois (Lake County), Long Grove — Tavern and Wagon Shop — 1847
First restaurant and central meeting place.Map (db m78456) HM
11Illinois (Lake County), Long Grove — Zimmer Residence — 1898
Built by John Zimmer, Jr. for his bride. The Zimmer family operated the tavern and wagon shop to the south.Map (db m78458) HM
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May. 16, 2022