Kellog Trail

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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.

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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