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10 years ago
lursa1967
Thanks. I didn't realize at the time there were 3 dog tracks in the area. I did find one site with a ticket to the track. I am just completely fascinated by anything to do with 1920's Chicago. I think primarily because I live near Mount Carmel Cemetery. Lots of rivals in life and neighbors in death.
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10 years ago
lursa1967
Has any one have any info on this? There is a sign at Mannheim and Lawrence in referring to a dog track being at that location.
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10 years ago
lursa1967
My mother grew up in the parish and lived there till the 40's. She, my uncles and cousins were married there. Last time we were in the neighborhood was in 1984 for my cousin's wedding which occurred right after the crying Madonna incident. Mom lived on Throop street and my aunt and uncle lived on Elizabeth. Their houses have since been torn down. Mom is now 90 and I can not wait to take her to
Forum: Forgotten Chicago Sightings
10 years ago
lursa1967
My husband's uncle died in the fire. There is a memorial at Queen of Heaven cemetery in Hillside.
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10 years ago
lursa1967
Don't know of any lone grave sites, but there are 3 little graveyards near where I live that are kinda interesting. The first is the Glos Cemetery in Elmhurst the second is the Old Settlers Cemetery in Berkeley and third is Boeger Cemetery in the parking lot of Yorktown Mall. There are 2 others that also may be of interest. One is the Glos Mausoleum in downtown Elmhurst and the other is Butler C
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11 years ago
lursa1967
I always wondered the same...I just e-mailed the historical society...let ya know when I get an answer
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11 years ago
lursa1967
Celozzi-Ettleson location is now going to be the new Elmhurst Hospital.
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11 years ago
lursa1967
Looks like an old gas pump or air pump to me.
Forum: Forgotten Chicago Sightings
11 years ago
lursa1967
Here is a link to the Skokie Ghost Signs...hope it works http://www.wbez.org/blog/lee-bey/skokie-demolition-reveals-bit-past
Forum: Forgotten Chicago Sightings
11 years ago
lursa1967
Frank, Thanks for the great picture of Grand and Harlem. I grew up in Elmwood Park and I love to see old pictures of it.
Forum: Forgotten Chicago Sightings
11 years ago
lursa1967
I can still taste the corned beef!!
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11 years ago
lursa1967
I just wanted to say thanks to everyone...this forum is very enjoyable and I have found some cool and interesting stuff here!!
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