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Powerful company - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of Hinsdale Light and Power. "The village granted the power company a franchise and... — Updated 1/18/2023

 

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Before Hinsdale - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of the front inside cover of Hugh Dugan's book, "Village on the County Line," which was... — Updated 1/4/2023

 

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Icemakers - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows ice being cut up and stored along the banks of Salt Creek near Washington and Spring Road.... — Updated 12/28/2022

 

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Hay mountain - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of Hinsdalean Frank Kufrin. "The Kufrin home and farm was located on South Oak Street. This... — Updated 12/14/2022

 

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Christmases past — Those lucky enough to be on Vinaya Sharma’s Christmas card list are always in for a surprise as to where he will stage his next scene. Twenty-five years ago it was at a USC football game. Hinsdalean Sharma... — Updated 12/7/2022

 

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Early golf - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of the club house at Ruth Lake. "Ruth Lake Country Club, shown about 1940, was founded in 1922... — Updated 11/30/2022

 

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Cleaning up - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of the building at 108-110 S. Washington St. "The building still standing at 108-110 S.... — Updated 11/16/2022

 

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Hospital expansion - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of what is now AdventHealth Hinsdale Hospital. "A 17-room addition was added to the... — Updated 10/26/2022

 

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Got milk? - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of Natoma, a farm north of Ogden. "George Robbins named his north side farm 'Natoma,' an Indian... — Updated 10/5/2022

 

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Early merchants - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows Walgreens on the northeast corner of First and Washington streets. "Dr. Merrick's and... — Updated 9/28/2022

 

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A neat retreat - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows the lodge at KLM. "The Katherine Legge Memorial Lodge, a dining and recreation hall for the women's retreat, was built in 1926. It was... — Updated 9/21/2022

 

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First park - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of the plans for Burns Field. "Burns Field, designed by Edson Nott and local architect R. Harold... — Updated 9/14/2022

 

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Park and recreation - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of Burlington Park. "Hinsdale's first public landscaping endeavor took place at... — Updated 9/7/2022

 

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Can you hear me now? - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of McGee's Drugstore at 49 S. Washington St. "Telephone service had been available in... — Updated 8/24/2022

 

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Say cheese - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows on of the barns on Walker's farm, which was located near Ayres and Garfield avenues. "In... — Updated 8/10/2022

 

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Green acres - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows Walker's farm. "Located where today's Ayres Avenue meets Garfield Avenue, Walker's farm... — Updated 8/3/2022

 

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Early car dealer - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows Hinsdale's first automobile dealership. "This was Hinsdale's first automobile... — Updated 7/27/2022

 

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This old gas station - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of the space that up until recently was home to Dips and Dogs. "This 1930 station was... — Updated 7/20/2022

 

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Early First Street - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows the southeast corner of First and Washington streets. "In this early 1920s... — Updated 7/13/2022

 

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This old home - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of a home located on North Grant Street. "This Prairie-style home, at 105 N. Grant St., often... — Updated 7/6/2022

 

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Parades of the past - This photo is from Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale." "The village's celebratory spirit has always been enthusiastic; Hinsdale's Fourth of... — Updated 6/29/2022

 

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This old home - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of the home that was located in the 300 block of South Washington Street. "German born... — Updated 6/22/2022

 

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Tuning up - This photo of the Jolly Boys dates back to the early 1950s. The man directing is Scott Jones, founder of the group and a former president of the Princeton Glee Club. In... — Updated 6/15/2022

 

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A nutty idea - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows the home located at 219 E. Third St., which was built in 1887 by a "public-spirited" Deming... — Updated 6/8/2022

 

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First florist - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of Fred Morris. "Englishman Fred Morris established Morris Florists in 1894. Shown about 1907... — Updated 6/1/2022

 

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