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How did Wolf Point get its name?

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2015-07-15 20:46:24
2015-07-15 20:46:24

According to one historian; in the early days of Chicago, a point of land jutted out into the river at the junction of the North Branch and the main stem of the Chicago River forming Wolf Point. At this location was a tavern - owned by Elijah Wentworth - with a sign of a wolf on a pole in front. And "The Wolf" was a native American known to the early settlers.

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