• Relics of the Chicago Fire of 1871 at Perry Smith residence

    Watriss, A. Whiting (photographer)

    Relics of the Chicago Fire of 1871, wall and window at the Perry Smith Residence, 706 Lincoln Park Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois, November 3, 1912.

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  • Farmhouse at Mohawk and Armitage

    McLean, Charles

    Caption: "A survivor of the Chicago Fire is the farmhouse above, set in spacious grounds at Mohawk and Armitage. It was built in 1863 for about $800."

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  • Homestead of Robert R. Clark

    Caption: "Homestead of the late Robert R. Clark (Built in 1859) Intersection Halsted and Clark Streets, Chicago Courtesy of Mrs. B. A. Squire". The house served as a refuge for many Northside resident…

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  • Dunton Avenue, 44 South

    This photo was taken on April 29, 2002. This home was built in 1871 by Charles Geils. At the time of the Chicago Fire, Mr. Geils offered his home as a temporary shelter for refugees. Mr. Geils was a d…

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  • Dunton Avenue, 44 South

    This home was built in 1871 by Christian Geils. At the time of the Chicago Fire, Mr. Geils offered his home as a temporary shelter for refugees. Mr. Geils was a dealer of grain, flour and lumber. He p…

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