Cruisin Kaskaskia Illinois

Before Chicago and Springfield were settled,  Kaskaskia was Illinois’ “big city.”

Native Americans and French settlers coexisted peacefully, against the threat of western expansion and the impending American Revolution.

Resident historian, Emily Lyons, reflects on Kaskaskia’s early years as a Midwestern hub.

Filed in: Cruisin' Illinois, News

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