Century-old journal makes long trip home

People traveled from Chicago at the turn of the 19th Century to hunt, fish and simply picnic along the Kankakee River at resorts such as Ahlgrim Park built by early entrepreneur Max Ahlgrim. Ahlgrim may have built the boat seen here. He and his sons would take visitors on excursions on the river. (Provided photo)

March 17, 2013 12:00 am
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