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The location of the Chicago portage route of the seventeenth century

Knight, Robert.

The location of the Chicago portage route of the seventeenth century

a paper read before the Chicago Historical Society, May 1, 1923, and later elaborated for publication

by Knight, Robert.

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Published by Chicago Historical Society in Chicago .
Written in English

  • Chicago River (Ill.),
  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.
    • Subjects:
    • Portages -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
    • Physical geography -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
    • Chicago River (Ill.) -- Surveys.,
    • Chicago (Ill.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 130-136.

      Other titlesThe Chicago portage route of the seventeenth century.
      Statementby Robert Knight and Lucius H. Zeuch.
      SeriesChicago Historical Society"s collection, vol. XII
      ContributionsZeuch, Lucius Henry P., 1874- joint author.
      LC ClassificationsF548.1 .C4 vol. 12
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 98 (i.e. 99) p., 99-128 numb. l., 130-145 p.
      Number of Pages145
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6716999M
      LC Control Number28017279

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Knight, R. and Zeuch, L.H. The location of the Chicago portage route of the seventeenth century. In Robert Knight and Lucius H. Zeuch presented their original research on the Chicago Portage in a paper commissioned by the Chicago Historical Society titled: "THE LOCATION OF THE CHICAGO PORTAGE ROUTE OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY".

Knight created a map of the Portage and located the points where the Portage Trail crossed existing streets. Get this from a library.

The location of the Chicago portage route of the seventeenth century: a paper read before the Chicago Historical Society, May 1,and later elaborated for publication. [Robert Knight, M.W.S.E.; Lucius H Zeuch].

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