Bailey-Michelet House in Wilmette. Originally built in 1871, the home was moved to this location in 1896.
Wide View of Bailey-Michelet House in Wilmette. Originally built in 1871, the home was moved to this location in 1896.
Backstory and Context
Diner, Hasia R. Erin's Daughters in America: Irish Immigrant Women in the Nineteenth Century. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983.
Keating, Ann Durkin. Chicagoland: City and Suburbs in the Railroad Age. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Lynch, Bruce E. "Nomination Form: Baily-Michelet House." National Register of Historic Places. June 24, 1982. http://gis.hpa.state.il.us/pdfs/200312.pdf
Mulford, Herbert B. Wilmette and the Suburban Whirl : A Series of Historical Sketches of Life in the Suburb from the Turn of the Century. Wilmette, IL: Wilmette Public Library, 1956. https://archive.org/details/wilmettesuburban00mulf
Steinberg, Ted. Down to Earth: Nature's Role in American History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
Wade, Louise Carroll. "Meatpacking." Newberry Library: Encyclopedia of Chicago. http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/804.html
Bailey-Michelet House in Wilmette: By Zol87 from Chicago, IL, USA - Bailey-Michelet House, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7968485
Wide View of Bailey-Michelet House in Wilmette: By Thshriver - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21025005