Index - History of Kankakee County
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History of Kankakee County

Kankakee County, Illinois

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Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois
Edited by Newton Bateman, LL.D. and Paul Selby, A. M.
and History of Kankakee County
Edited by William F. Kenaga and George R. Letourneau
Volume II, Illustrated
Chicago, Middle-West Publishing Company, Publishers, 1906

Index

PREFACE

Part I.
General History

CHAPTER I. - Topography
Six Hundred Forty-three Square Miles - Soil and Climate - Waterways - Kankakee and Iroquis Rivers and Their Tributaries - Minerals - Timber - Eight Steam and One Electric Interurban Railroad.

CHAPTER XV. - Catholic Churches and Institutions
First Church Established in Bourbonnais - Notre Dame Acadamy Established in 1862, St. Viateur's College in 1865 - History of Other Churches and Parochial Schools.

CHAPTER XVI. - Protestant Churches of Kankakee County
From Pioneer Days When the Trees Were the Temples of the Worshipers to Those of Handsome Edifices Fully Equipped for Services.
(Part 1 - Methodists and Presbyterians, Part 2 - other Protestants)

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