Bogus Island

The following article was found in the Indiana History Files at the Lowell Public Library (IF-- Kankakee Valley):

Source: Burroughs, Burt E., Tales of an Old Border Town and Along the Kankakee. © 1925

The following information was found in the Lowell Public Library Indiana Files (IF--Kankakee Valley) and was originally published in the 1923 Legends and Tales of Homeland on the Kankakee by Burt E. Burroughs, pages 83-95:.

Last updated on April 7, 2010.

A detailed history of Bogus Island in the 1800's was written by John J. Yost.
A History of Bogus Island and Fair Oaks Farms from 1850 to 2001 gives details of the chain of ownership of that property.
Go to Bogus Island, "Pioneer History Index," for further information.

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