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Historical Maps: Illiinois Counties for Selected Years: note how and where the state grew during its history.

  • 1790 Early Settlement
  • 1818 Statehood
  • 1831 Erie Canal opened in 1825
  • 1837 Chicago Settlement
  • 1859 County structure complete
Labor History Time Line 

Illinois History Time Line (10,000 B.C.- 2010)

Historical Maps: Illiinois Counties for Selected Years: note how and where the state grew during its history.

  • 1790 Early Settlement
  • 1818 Statehood
  • 1831 Erie Canal opened in 1825
  • 1837 Chicago Settlement
  • 1859 County structure complete
Labor History Time Line 

Illinois History Time Line (10,000 B.C.- 2010)