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Listen to our related podcasts on the Podbean IGS page:
http://www.illinoisgeographicalsociety.podbean.com/

 

Articles about the book and/or us

Farnham, Dan, “Historians honor man who died in mid-air rescue with pond name in Burr Ridge,” Suburban Life Newspapers/Burr Ridge edition, Tues. July 7, 2015; online at: http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2015/07/06/historians-honor-man-who-died-in-mid-air-rescue-with-pond-name-in-burr-ridge/a7n1rt5/

Cary, Joan, “Nature buffs put some names on forest preserve map,” Chicago Tribune, Sat. July 5, 2014, Section 1, p. 3; online at: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-07-05/news/ct-waterfall-glen-names-met-20140705_1_seymour-bud-waterfall-name-changes-waterfall-glen-forest-preserve

Ciamprone, Danny, “Mysterious waterfall officially named in local forest preserve,” SuburbanLife Newspapers/Darien edition, Friday, May 23, 2014 http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2014/05/16/mysterious-waterfall-officially-named-in-local-forest-preserve/axl6irq/

Grigaliunas, Mari, “A Forgotten Grave,” SuburbanLife Newspapers/Elmhurst edition, Friday, August 2, 2013
http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2013/07/25/a-forgotten-grave/ar6s9ga/

 

Print and online articles by us published elsewhere

 
Kubal, J.D., “A Continental Divide on Illinois 66?” Route 66 Magazine, Fall 2014, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 14-15

Kubal, J.D. and Yearman, K., “A Tale of Two Racetracks,” Route 66 Magazine, Winter 2013-14, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 26-7, 31

Kubal, J.D. and Yearman, K., “A Tale of Two Racetracks,” The 66 News (Newsletter for Members of the Route 66 Association of Illinois), Winter, 2013, pp. 12-13

Kubal, J.D., “Slovenian Row: Vestiges of an Ethnic Community in Transition,” Illinois Geographer, Vol. 54, No. 2 (Fall 2012 issue, published in Fall 2013), pp.10-17

Traska, M.R., “Spirits of the Rialto Theatre still perform” – Spooky Things online blog
http://spookythingsonline.wordpress.com/2013/07/02/spirits-of-the-rialto-theatre-still-perform/

Kubal, J.D., “One stone to another” – The Earth Science News, June 2013, Vol. 64, No. 6, pp. 15-17; also available on the Earth Science Club of Illinois web site as “What do you know about Joliet limestone?”
http://www.esconi.org/esconi_earth_science_club/2013/04/what-do-you-know-about-joliet-lemont-limestone-.html

Kubal, J.D., “Lidice: Remembrances of an Atrocity” – The 66 News blog, Route 66 Association of Illinois web site
http://www.il66assoc.com/content/lidice-remembrances-atrocity

Kubal, J.D., “It’s All Greek to Me” – The 66 News blog, Route 66 Association of Illinois web site
http://www.il66assoc.org/content/it%E2%80%99s-all-greek-me

Kubal, J.D., “The Bells of St. Mary’s: Another Rescue in the Making?” – The 66 News blog, Route 66 Association of Illinois web site
http://www.il66assoc.org/content/bells-st-mary%E2%80%99s-another-rescue-making

Kubal, J.D., “Seniors’ Home:  St. Mary Carmelite Church in Joliet is scheduled for adaptive reuse,” Route 66 Magazine, Winter 2012, pp.50-51

Yearman, K., “In Route 66 History:  An Aviation Tragedy on Route 66” – The 66 News blog, Route 66 Association of Illinois web site
http://www.il66assoc.com/content/route-66-history-aviation-tragedy-route-66

Kubal, J.D., “The Rise and Fall of Berwyn’s Automobile Row” – The 66 News blog, Route 66 Association of Illinois web site
http://www.il66assoc.com/content/rise-and-fall-berwyn%E2%80%99s-automobile-row

Kubal, J.D., “Fly in a Vintage B-17 Bomber!” – The 66 News blog, Route 66 Association of Illinois web site
http://www.il66assoc.org/content/fly-vintage-b-17-bomber

Traska, M.R., “Veteran restaurateurs bank on historic highway to bring in traffic to Steak N Egger,” – SouthtownStar, July 4, 2012, section 1, p.9
http://business.highbeam.com/392414/article-1N1-13FCFE44E4323088/veteran-restaurateurs-bank-historic-highway-bring-traffic

Traska, M.R., Two-part feature on the history of Joliet’s KSKJ Building – Joliet News-Herald, July 4 and 5, 2012:
Part 1:  http://heraldnews.suntimes.com/photos/galleries/12235983-417/slovenian-immigrants-left-architectural-mark-on-downtown-joliet.html
Part 2:  http://heraldnews.suntimes.com/photos/galleries/12248794-417/sisters-wind-up-as-historic-buildings-occupants.html

Traska, M.R., “Former Snuffy’s Resurrects as the Steak N Egger on Route 66” – The 66 News blog, Route 66 Association of Illinois web site, posted June 19, 2012
http://il66assoc.org/content/former-snuffy’s-resurrects-steak-n-egger-route-66

Traska, M.R., “Chicago to Joliet:  Route 66 Cultural Picks” – TravelingMom.com, posted 28 May 2012
http://www.travelingmom.com/destinations/midwest/4958-chicago-to-joliet-route-66-cultural-picks-.html

Traska, M.R., “Munching Down the Mother Road” – TravelingMom.com, posted 28 May 2012
http://www.travelingmom.com/food/places-to-eat/4957-munching-down-the-mother-road.html

Kubal, J.D., “A Civil War Re-dedication Along ‘66’” – The 66 News blog, Route 66 Association of Illinois web site, posted May 19, 2012
http://www.il66assoc.org/content/civil-war-re-dedication-along-%E2%80%9C66%E2%80%9D

Traska, M.R., “White Fence Farm: An Unlikely Peabody Venture That Lives On,” Mayslake Peabody Estate newsletter, Winter 2011-2012, pp.1-2, 5  (published by the Mayslake Peabody Estate, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook, Ill. 60523)

Kubal, J.D., “Slovenian Row: Reminiscences of an Ethnic Community,” – The 66 News, Route 66 Association of Illinois, Winter, 2012, p. 6-7.

Kubal, J.D., “Slovenian Row: Reminiscences of an Ethnic Community,” Zarja – The Dawn, March/April, 2012, p. 10-11.

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