The largest cemetery in the city of Chicago is Rosehill Cemetery, located on the northern side of Chicago. Founded in 1859, it is also one of Chicago’s oldest cemeteries. In the mid-nineteenth century, Chicago tried to discourage having cemeteries located within the proximity of the city, so relocated many graves to neighboring areas, thus creating…
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Frances Willard House Museum and Archives
On August 26, 2020, it will be 100 years since the Nineteenth Amendment was adopted into the U.S. Constitution. The Nineteenth Amendment granted women throughout the United States the right to vote. Prior to that, some states permitted women the right to vote (the state of Wyoming as early as 1869), but once the U.S….