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The Prince of Wales relaxes on an Illinois farm

Prince of Wales, 1859, detail
09/22/1860 to 09/25/1860
Prince Albert left Chicago by special train for a much needed few days of rest and relaxation in the countryside around Dwight Station in Livingston County, Illinois.  Staying on the farm of Charles Spencer, one of the town's founders, the prince indulged in several days of bird shooting.  He also worshiped at the town's Presbyterian church.  The party then left for the next stop on the tour in St. Louis, Missouri. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Henry James Morgan, The Tour of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales through British America and the United States (Montreal: John Lovell, 1861), 198-199.

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