Alexander Robinson Homestead
Alexander Robinson Homestead
Posted by: HOLTANEK (---.dsl.emhril.sbcglobal.net)
Date: April 16, 2011 10:51PM

Does anyone know the actual location of Robinsons original homestead? There are several theories, but even the FP district or the local so-called "historical society" wont tell, stating they dont want to encourage"vandalism". On that NETR Online Historic Imagery site from 1938 or so I was able to glimpse a few small farmhouses north of Lawrence,east of River. Just curious.

Re: Alexander Robinson Homestead
Posted by: Mr Downtown (---.c3-0.drb-ubr1.chi-drb.il.cable.rcn.com)
Date: April 17, 2011 11:26PM

Here's a section of the 1850 Flower and Rees map of Cook County. It shows several houses on Robinson's Reserve, but I don't know which was his original dwelling.



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