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Architect Jarvis Hunt (1864-1941) won acclaim for his design of a Pompeiian villa for the Colombian Exposition of 1892. Hunt's later works include the original buildings of the Great Lakes Naval Training Station, now on the National Register; Chicago Golf Club Clubhouse; Newark Museum in Newark, New Jersey; Kansas City Union Station; Lake Shore Athletic Club and many others.

Read the Jarvis Hunt story and others in Volume II of DuPage History.

Other articles in the same issue are:

  • "Roselle's First Blacksmith Shop" by Jill Gross.
  • "The 1850 Census of DuPage County" by Dr. David Maas.
  • Student essays on: "My Grandfather: From Persecution to Freedom"; "Marcellus Jones: First Union Shot at Gettysburg"; and "Edwin Hubble: From Wheaton to the Stars".
  • "Old Main Celebrates its 125th Birthday" by Ann Durkin Keating.

Copies of Volumes I, II, and III of DuPage History and other DuPage County Historical Society publications are available for purchase. Visit the Bookstore for descriptions or print a Publication Order Form.

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