• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • The Federal Land Surveyors recorded a Delaware village near the Mackinaw River. The area west of the village is where John Thompson planted his first crop in 1829. McLean County was not first settled by whites until 1822, when they came for the fertile farm land. Corn would become a major crop of the early white settlers. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History; Settling in the Midwest. 15 Eco... more
    The Federal Land Surveyors recorded a Delaware village near the Mackinaw River. The area west of the village is where John Thompson planted his first crop in 1829. McLean County was not first settled by whites until 1822, when they came for the fertile farm land. Corn would become a major crop of the early white settlers. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History; Settling in the Midwest. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems. less
  • Format
  • Mch0207.jpg