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The Grand Victoria Casino on the Fox River in Elgin. Brian Hill | Staff

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General Information

  • A City in the Suburbs
  • 109,927
  • 1854
  • The famous Elgin National Watch Co. operated here 1864 to1969. The M.Z. Berger Co. now owns the Elgin name.
  • 60120, 60123
  • 42.039426, -88.288627

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  • Dundee Township Park District
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Notable People

  • James M. Roche
  • Statistician who rose to become chairman of General Motors.
  • Wikipedia
  • Max Adler
  • Philanthropist behind the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, the first in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Wikipedia
  • Paul Flory
  • Won the 1974 Nobel prize in chemistry.
  • Wikipedia
  • Tom Morello
  • Musician with Audioslave, formerly Rage Against the Machine.
  • Progressive website