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Barber's Corners - Bolingbrook, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
N 41° 42.672 W 088° 04.109
16T E 411111 N 4618263
Quick Description: A history of days long since past.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 2/22/2009 6:56:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM5WZJ
Views: 32

Long Description:
Very few people know this historical plaque exists even though a few may know Barber's Corners once existed here.

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Barber's Corner

This intersection of Route 53 and Boughton Road, known as Barber's Corners was never incorporated municipality. It was named after the John Barber Family who came here from Vermont in 1832. Over the last century and a half there has been at this corner a general store, Methodist church, cheese factory and on room school house. It was twice the location of th DuPage Post Office. Barber's Corners served the needs of the people in this area for decades, long before Bolingbrook was incorporated in 1965. This plaque is to insure that the this part of our history endures, even though the name may disappear from the map.

Bolingbrook Historical Society - 1979
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