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8 years ago
SlickPoetry
Berwyn Frank Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Check out these old street signs for Jackson Blvd. > & Franklin. What era are they from? > > http://www.ebay.com/itm/Historic-Downtown-Chicago- > Street-Sign-Jackson-Franklin-Sears-Tower-Antique-/ > 380602897318?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item589db3 > 53a6 I'm not an expert on
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9 years ago
SlickPoetry
Just looked at google maps...again for no particular reason...and 49th doesn't turn into Ridgeway there, it turns into Hamlin (one block further west than Ridgeway). No big deal, you probably just misremembered the area
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9 years ago
SlickPoetry
Cool story. I have no information other than the fact that I know its not that uncommon for old people (those who are REALLY into keeping their neighborhood clean) to sweep the sidewalks in front of their house. Its something I have seen more than once. As far as wearing a black robe while they did it...that's something else entirely.
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9 years ago
SlickPoetry
Sorry, there are FOUR cemeteries at Oak Forest Hospital. The three religious ones I spoke of in my earlier post, which are all south of the hospital, and then the county cemetery that is east of the hospital buildings.
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9 years ago
SlickPoetry
Richard Stachowski Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- Just where is this stone? I would like to see it. Its on Cicero, south of Oak Forest Hospital. I actually found a good link that explains the cemetery situation at Oak Forest Hospital: http://www.ssghs.org/oak_%20forest_%20hospital_%20cemetery.htm There are actually three cemeteries, according to that l
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9 years ago
SlickPoetry
ThenNowFuture Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > There is also a lone grave near the grounds of the > Oak Forest Hospital, just off of Cicero. I believe > there were more graves there and markers but were > moved some time ago. One stone remains, flush to > the ground. If I am thinking of the same place, that is actually a Potter's Field. If
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10 years ago
SlickPoetry
Some more lone grave sites in Chicagoland (obvious ones, but they haven't been mentioned yet): Douglas Memorial Park/Stephen Douglas Memorial at 636 E. 35th Street. The man IS buried there. Robinson Woods (East River Road at Lawrence) has a burial ground with the remains of Native American Edward Robinson and some of his family. Also, the Andreas von Zirngibl grave site is a unique one. A
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10 years ago
SlickPoetry
Richard, the "lone grave site" you refer to at 135th and Ridgeland is actually a small family plot. Its believed there are around 7 people buried there. For more info go to this URL: http://graveyards.com/IL/Cook/sauerbier/
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