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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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B.C. - before coffee - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is taken from the corner of Hinsdale Avenue and Washington Street facing east. "Hinsdale... — Updated 5/18/2022

 

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Cheers! - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of what was to become the York Tavern. "North of his (Benjamin Fuller) house across the creek,... — Updated 5/4/2022

 

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That old house - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows the home of Benjamin Fuller. It was relocated near the Graue Mill parking lot in 1980.... — Updated 4/27/2022

 

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Early classroom - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows the kindergarten classroom at Monroe School in 1929, complete with fireplace and play... — Updated 4/20/2022

 

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Public safety - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows Hinsdale Police and Fire Department's building. "Built as a federal public works project... — Updated 4/13/2022

 

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Horse powered fire truck - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows the fire deparment's hose cart ready for a parade in 1905. "Before 1912, horses... — Updated 4/6/2022

 

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March madness continues — This photo in Sandy Williams’ book, “Images of America — Hinsdale,” is of the Hinsdale Township High School 1905 girls basketball team. “Girls also participated in high school sports. This is... — Updated 3/30/2022

 

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March madness -This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of the Hinsdale Township High School 1909 basketball team. "The high school state basketball... — Updated 3/23/2022

 

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Safe harbour - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows The Life Boat Rescue Home for unwed mothers and abandoned children. The home was started... — Updated 3/16/2022

 

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Going postal - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of the post office on Garfield and Chicago avenues. Hinsdale's village president at the time... — Updated 3/9/2022

 

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