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Florence McCoy Schumacher

@ Park Forest Historical Society

Park Forest Public Library


Florence McCoy Schumacher talks about her great-grandparents John and Sabra McCoy, two of the earliest settlers in the Park Forest area, who arrived in 1834. She indicates the location of their cabin and farm buildings, and of the Pottawatomie Indian campground for which there is a marker on the south side of Sauk Trail, located about a quarter of a mile west of Park Forest. She describes the Pottawatomie's migratory pattern, use of burial ground...
Myers, Betty [interviewer]
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