Jean Baptiste Point DuSable

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Familiarize With Founders: Important Places To The People Who Built Chicago

From pioneer settlements to mansions, marks of citizens integral to Chicago’s history abound in the area. Explore the following six locations for an historical perspective of what life was like for early Chicagoans.


DuSable Bridge

Michigan Ave. Bridge Renamed For DuSable

The iconic Michigan Avenue Bridge will be renamed Friday to honor the first settler in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2010