Cook County IL Historical Locales


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Historical Features are physical or cultural features that are no longer visible on the landscape. Examples: a dried up lake, a destroyed building, a hill leveled by mining. The term makes no reference to the age, use, or any other aspect of the feature. A ghost town, for example, is not a historical feature if it is still visible.

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Name USGS Topo Map
Arlington Golf Club Wheeling
Brighton Park Race Track Englewood
Brighton Stock Yards Englewood
Budlong Woods Golf Club Chicago Loop
Bunker Hill Golf Club Park Ridge
Burnham Park Yacht Club Jackson Park
Camp Douglas Jackson Park
Chicago Aero Park Englewood
City of Chicago Correction Farm Sag Bridge
Cottage Grove Stock Yard Jackson Park
Dearborn Observatory Jackson Park
Dexter Park Race Track Englewood
Dixie Square Mall Shopping Center Harvey
Gentlemens Trotting and Racing Club Chicago Loop
Hardscrabble Englewood
Maywood Golf Club Elmhurst
Mid City Golf Course Chicago Loop
Midway Gardens Jackson Park
Music Court Jackson Park
Myricks Stock Yard Jackson Park
Navajo Fields Golf Club Palos Park
Palos Golf Club Sag Bridge
Palos Springs Palos Park
Par Three Golf Club Hinsdale
Pioneer Boat Club Chicago Loop
Quilmette Country Club Evanston
Saddle and Cycle Club Chicago Loop
Sag Bridge Station Sag Bridge
Sainte Marie Blue Island
Slip Number One Lake Calumet
South Mount Forest Palos Park
South Shore Country Club Jackson Park
Tam O'Shanter Country Club Park Ridge
Timber Trails Golf Club Hinsdale
Twin Orchard Country Club Elmhurst
Union Stock Yards Englewood
Visitation Boys Camp Sag Bridge
Washington Park Racetrack Harvey
Westward Ho Golf Club Elmhurst
Windsor Park Golf Course Jackson Park
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