Did you know, The Soldier’s Home located on 1st avenue and Lake Street sits on the path of the Underground Railroad and was home to women of fallen soldiers from the Civil War?
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“Chartered in 1869 on the site of two Indian Trails and several large farms. During the first year of its existence, after 30 new homes were completed in Maywood, the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad began passenger service. The Train became the catalyst of Maywood’s early boom period.