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Chicago's First House

Chicago's First House American History Social Studies Visual Arts Nineteenth Century Life

John Kinzie purchased his Chicago land from the area's first settler - Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable.  History does not tell us why DuSable sold his property, but this drawing depicts the home John Kinzie built.

 


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Image online, courtesy Library of Congress.

 

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