Historical photos, information, nostalgia and tidbits of interest
from all around Chicagoland, with a special
focus on McHenry and Kane Counties.
This site is a work in progress.
The links will become active as I complete each section.
Chicagoland TV, radio, advertising, celebrities, famous places and amusement parks
Memories of a great outdoor concert venue
Dispensa's Kiddie Kingdom & Castle Of Toys
Combination toy store and kiddie amusement park in Oakbrook Terrace
Popular amusement park located in Addison
The world's first indoor amusement park, located in Bolingbrook
McHenry County Roads
The history of roads and highways in McHenry County
The town's history as a resort area, plus Hertz/Leona Farms and Fox Trails Ski Area
Martinetti's, Hickory Manor Motel, Pure Oil Building, Crystal Point Mall and lots more!
Fox River Grove
The Norge Ski Jump, the Fox River Picnic Grove, Castle Vianden and Louis' Place & Crystal Ballroom
Tafel's Log Cabin & Motel, Simonini's and other points of interest
Santa's Village, the Chateau Louise and the Cock-a-Doodle Restaurant
All three phases of Meadowdale: the subdivision, the shopping center and the raceway