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Subject: Re: Argonne Labs/Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve


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Alan
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Date Posted: 20:55:11 01/01/06 Sun
In reply to: craig 's message, "Re: Argonne Labs/Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve" on 14:24:20 12/20/05 Tue

Not a jail. It's actually the remnants of a tree nursery. See http://www.dupageforest.com/PRESERVES/waterfallglen.html, where it says: "In 1907, the Lincoln Park Commission, a predecessor of the Chicago Park District, purchased 107 acres from a local landowner. A small part of the property was used as a plant nursery. Most of the land was used to gather black topsoil that would be hauled to Chicago as fill for creating the Lincoln Park area along the city's lakeshore."

Lot's of interesting things in Waterfall Glen.
Alan

>>hey I see you have pictures of the Argonne Lab near
>>the Waterfall Glen forest preserve. I have heard that
>>there is some sort of jail deep in the woods of this
>>forest off of the trails. I see in your pictures
>>which looks like the remains of what looks like a
>>jail. I was curious if you know anything further
>>about it, and how you get to it while in the area.
>>Thanks.
>
>Thats actually right off of the trail. Looks and feels
>creepy when you go in it. I don;t remember exatually
>where it is on the map.

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