Sauk Road
Training Trail
Points of Interest
  1. Start of Trail - parking lot on 26th street.
  2. Sauk Trail Road: Originally part of the Indian trail from the Mississippi river to Fort Detroit.
  3. Pioneer homesite of John McCoy, soldier in the Revolutionary War; a stations on the
    "Underground Railroad" for escaped slaves.
  4. Brown's Corners - a crossroads of midwest American in pioneer days, intersection of the Great
    Sauk trail with Hubbards Trace to Danville and, later, Vincennes Road.
  5. Site of Absalom Well's cabin - First euorpean settler in this part of Cook County.
  6. End of trail; Parking lot on 26th Street.

Trail Length: 5 Miles

Trail Location: Thorn Creek Forest Preserves

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