Loyola University Chicago Digital Special Collections
Search using this query type:
Advanced Search (Items only)
Contribute an Item
Browse Items (14 total)
Browse by Tag
Collection: Hawthorn-Mellody Farms
Children climb atop the Noah's Ark construction at Hawthorn-Mellody Farm's amusement park.
Original Hawthorn School building
Founded on Hawthorn Farm--land purchased by Samuel Insull--the one room schoolhouse served children of employees and servants for the Insull home in Lake County. It was demolished in the 1990s, but it had been out of use long before this time.
Steam Train Ride
Children ride the steam train through the Hawthorn-Mellody Farms grounds while visiting the amusement park.
Western Town at Hawthorn-Mellody Farms
A view of Hawthorn-Mellody's western town complete with a bank, general store, and covered wagons.