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Kellog Trail was a migratory route from Galena to Peoria.  Originally established by Oliver W. Kellogg in 1825 and later altered by John W. Dixon.  The trail began as a shorter route to the lead mines, but later  became a migration route as people flocked to the area. <br>
 
Kellog Trail was a migratory route from Galena to Peoria.  Originally established by Oliver W. Kellogg in 1825 and later altered by John W. Dixon.  The trail began as a shorter route to the lead mines, but later  became a migration route as people flocked to the area. <br>
 
[[Illinois Genealogy|Illinois]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Kellog Trail
 
 
  
 
=== History ===
 
=== History ===

Revision as of 15:55, 27 March 2018

Kellog Trail was a migratory route from Galena to Peoria. Originally established by Oliver W. Kellogg in 1825 and later altered by John W. Dixon. The trail began as a shorter route to the lead mines, but later became a migration route as people flocked to the area.

History[edit | edit source]

Nachusa:Milo Quaife History of the Kellog Trail

Three Roads to the Mines: Greg Carter, OLRHS

Attachment J: Historic Trails

History of Lee County, Illinois: Frank Everett Stevens Vol. Chapter 3 p. 27