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Early Days, Potawatomi, and Archer Avenue

Did you ever wonder what it was like here before Lemont was settled, before Illinois was a state? Start by imagining you are walking one of the trails in our beautiful forest preserves, but look at what surrounds the trail … Continue reading

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Lemont and Chicago’s Lincoln Park

Did you know that land and plants from Lemont went into the creation of Chicago’s Lincoln Park? And that you can walk the Keepataw Trail that traversed through that property? On the north bluff of the Des Plaines River Valley, … Continue reading

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