Calvary Cemetery Walking Tour

Explore the oldest Catholic cemetery established by the Archdiocese of Chicago Visit the graves of the founders of Rogers Park and other distinguished residents who have shaped the community we live in today.  Calvary is the oldest cemetery for Catholics established by the Archdiocese of Chicago and is the final resting place of many prominent […]

The Art of Surveying: 170 Years of Mapping Chicagoland

Several years ago, Donald and Tanya Smith finally looked into some old filing cabinets they inherited when they took over their family surveying business and discovered a treasure trove of history. They were excited to find that the long-ignored cabinets contained surveying records and maps that went back to the first surveys of our region, […]