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Author Knight, Robert, M.W.S.E.

Title The location of the Chicago portage route of the seventeenth century ; a paper read before the Chicago Historical Society, May 1, 1923, and later elaborated for publication / by Robert Knight and Lucius H. Zeuch.

Publication Info. Chicago : Chicago Historical Society, 1928.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Coal City PL Stacks - CCBB-2  GR 977.31 KNI    LIB USE ONLY
Description xix, 145 pages, leaves, 130-145 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps (1 double), folded plans ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Chicago Historical Society's collection ; vol. XII
Chicago Historical Society's collections ; v. 12.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 130-136) and index.
Contents History of the portage -- Physical characteristics and use of the portage -- The old water route -- The old land route and its fording place -- The evidence of the early surveys as to the true portage route -- The ford where the Des Plaines was crossed on the long portage road -- The true location of the old mouth of the Chicago River -- Exact location of the portage and Mud Lake.
Form Also issued online.
Subject Portages -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Physical geography -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Physical geography. (OCoLC)fst01062647
Portages. (OCoLC)fst01072052
Chicago River (Ill.) -- Surveys.
Chicago (Ill.) -- History.
Illinois -- Chicago. (OCoLC)fst01204048
Illinois -- Chicago River. (OCoLC)fst01266798
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Surveys. (OCoLC)fst01423895
Added Author Zeuch, Lucius H. (Lucius Henry), 1874-
Other Form: Online version: Knight, Robert, M.W.S.E. Location of the Chicago portage route of the seventeenth century. Chicago : Chicago Historical Society, 1928 (OCoLC)568718436

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