Map of Native American trails in the Chicago region, 1804.

The map was made in 1900 to show 1804 trails, but some of the trails shown are thousands of years old.

Can you recognize which trails we still use as roads today?

Click the image to make it larger or get a closer look here: http://history.wilmettelibrary.info/2487821/image/1394360?r=j

Map of Native American trails in the Chicago region, 1804.

The map was made in 1900 to show 1804 trails, but some of the trails shown are thousands of years old.

Can you recognize which trails we still use as roads today?

Click the image to make it larger or get a closer look here: http://history.wilmettelibrary.info/2487821/image/1394360?r=j

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