Landscapes, USA, Mount Joliet, Mississippi Valley
(Joliet Mound in Joliet, Illinois; now leveled after quarrying its clay contents)
This wood engraving is on a page of English text about the mounds (tumulus) found in the Mississippi Valley.
Please let us know if there is more information on the geologic nature of this mound.
Published ca 1875.
Original antique print
Text continues on reverse side.
Image: 9 x 14 cm (3.5 x 5.5")
Louis Joliet, son of Jacques Marquette; Mississippi River; northern Illinois-Des Plaines River valley; Schoolcraft; sewer tiles; Drain Tile Manufactory of the Joliet Mound Company; Joliet Mound Drainage Tile Co; Moen Ave., and North South by Larkin Ave; Mt. Juliet and Mt. Joliet;
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