Lindenwood

Where exactly is Lindenwood, IL?

Lindenwood, IL lies in Ogle County northeast of Rochelle, East of Holcomb, southwest of Monroe Center, and southeast of Davis Junction; from the larger cities, it is about 25 miles south of Rockford and about 90 miles northwest of Chicago. It was founded around 1835 when William Campbell built the first cabin in the area.

Currently, this little town, still supports Swenson Spreader, which you will read about in C.B. Strang’s memoirs, especially as he become’s the first superintendent for E.W. Swenson,”Eck” as he was called by C.B.

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