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Kinzie's residence
Kinzie's residence
TitleKinzie's residence
CreatorMaas & Manz Chicago
DescriptionFrom text: "The first white man who became a permanent settler here was Mr. John Kinzie, an Indian trader, who crossed the lake from St. Joseph, Michigan, in 1804. He was the founder of the commerce of Chicago Outside the fort Chicago then consisted of but five houses: first, Mr. Kinzie's, on the north side of the river, opposite the fort..."
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject NameKinzie, John, 1763-1828
Coverage-SpatialNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Book TitleChicago. A hand book for strangers & tourists to the city of Chicago; containing historical retrospect ... descriptions of the public buildings, churches
CollectionPicture Chicago
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