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Wilmette Park District
Publication:
Local News, 26 Feb 1916, p. 14


Description
Creator:
Louis K. Gillson
Media Type:
Newspaper
Item Types:
Articles
Photographs
Notes:
The Wilmette Park District wa organized in 1908 to create and maintain public parks. The organization was the suggestion of Mr. R. R. McCormick, then President of the Sanitary District, that the tract of land which would be created from earth extracted from the drainage canal under construction. Describes plans for the development of various parks.

Photograph Louis K. Gillson, President Park Board; Photograph of a pergola in a park; Photograph of a Spanish cannon captured in Cuba at Lake Front Park with unidentified children; Photograph of the drinking fountain at Lake Front Park; Photograph of a winter scene on Lake Michigan; Photograph of the scene at Wilmette and Lake Avenue
Date of Publication:
26 Feb 1916
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Gillson, Louis
Local identifier:
Wilmette.News.291510
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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