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 Talon, Jean Baptiste - first intendant of New France; see Marquette Building.

 Thornton Quarry - largest of the regional quarries, where the limestone of the Niagara foundation underlying Chicagoland is still being mined. It was deposited 400 million years ago by shallow tropical seas and contains many fossils. Immediately west of the Thornton-Blue Island Road, Interstate Highway 80 crosses directly over the huge excavation pit.

 Torode, John J. - brother of Nicholas Torode, Sr. Grave now located at Clarendon Hills Cemetery, 69th Street & Cass Avenue. Photographed by Alan Gornik in 2008.

 Torode, Nicholas, Sr. - Grave now located at Clarendon Hills Cemetery, 69th Street & Cass Avenue. Photographed by Alan Gornik in 2008.

 Torode, Rachel - wife of Nicholas Torode, Sr. Grave now located at Clarendon Hills Cemetery, 69th Street & Cass Avenue. Photographed by Alan Gornik in 2008.

 Treaty 1833 - One of 16 historical paintings by Lawrence C. Earle, originally located in the banking room of the Central Trust Company of Illinois, 152 Monroe Street, Chicago; now stored within the Collection Services Department at the Chicago History Museum. It commemorates the last and most important Treaty held in Chicago between the Indians and the U.S. Government, resulting in the removal of the Chicago area Indians to the west beyond the Mississippi River. Also see "Indian Council" in the Monuments section. [280a]

 

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