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By Beverly Roberts Dawson

Following the signing of the treaty of 1833, which required that neighborhood Potawatomi tribes relocate west of the Mississippi River, ecu settlers started to arrive within the quarter now known as Glenview. basically of English and German beginning, they validated farms and buying and selling posts. the nice Chicago hearth of 1871 had a profound impression at the hamlet. Lumber from the forests of Wisconsin used to rebuild town used to be moved from the north through rail. through 1872, the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad laid the 1st set of tracks from Wisconsin to Chicago; the road introduced prosperity to neighborhood citizens. In 1899, the village was once included. the 1st mayor, Hugh Burnham, a nephew of Chicago architect Daniel Burnham, is credited with its name--Glen View. The group developed right into a mosaic of truck farms, significant undefined, small companies, nation golf equipment, polo fields, marketers, and colourful characters. Glenview maintained its atmosphere as a "village of houses and gardens" until eventually the latter years of the twentieth century.

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