Tag Archives: Potter Palmer

Interesting Postcard Message- Tao of Chi

“This is where the “tao” of chi herd themselves. June” This message is on the back of a postcard of Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, which used to be all houses. Potter Palmer’s house was built before Lake Shore Drive … Continue reading

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Marshall Field’s

“Marshall Field & Company traces its antecedents to a dry goods store opened at 137 Lake Street in Chicago in 1852 by Potter Palmer, eponymously named P. Palmer & Co.. Four years later, in 1856, 21-year-old Marshall Field moved to Chicago from Pittsfield, Massachusetts, finding … Continue reading

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