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By Norman S. Stevens

Kankakee turned the county seat whilst Kankakee County was once tested in 1853. the biggest urban within the county, Kankakee embraced the railroad from its 19th-century starting, turning into a big railroad hub in Illinois. The Kankakee County old Society has lengthy labored to maintain the city's heritage and it celebrates its one hundredth anniversary in 2006, making it considered one of Illinois' oldest historic societies. the pictures during this ebook come from the society's huge assortment they usually characterize many slices of Kankakee lifestyles from 1853 to 1910.

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