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"Hubbard's Folly"

"Hubbard's Folly"

On this site about 1834, Gurdon S. Hubbard built Chicago's first warehouse for storing pork and other pioneer produce. Because of its size and substantial construction, early skeptics called the builgin "Hubbard's Folly."

Erected By

Chicago's Charter Jubilee

Authenticated by Chicago Historical Society


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