Yorkville s population has boomed in recent decades, but its most defining landmarks today would be familiar to its earliest settlers. Earl Adams built the area s first log cabin in 1833, near the prominent hill that is the site of Kendall County s historic courthouse, which early residents fought to rebuild after a devastating fire in 1887. Similarly, the Fox River and Blackberry Creek supported the community s early commerce, from the sawmill John Schneider built in the 1830s to the state s only man-made white-water ...

Yorkville 2014, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9781467113113

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Yorkville 2014, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531670504