Polo Illinois 150 Year History Book

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Our neighbor to the south, Polo Illinois, celebrated its Sesquicentennial with events during the month of June 2007.

A hardcover 80 page "coffee-table style" book was produced to commemorate this event.
The book received a Certificate of Merit from the Illinois State Historical Society.


  • Historic Buffalo Grove
  • Founder Zenas Aplington
  • Abraham Lincoln in Polo
  • The ICRR and CB&Q Railroads
  • Post Office and Mail Delivery
  • Police and Fire Department
  • Parades and Celebrations
  • Schools and Churches
  • Temperance
  • Local Businesses, including the Garment Factory
  • Plus much more!

Polo Historical Society
113 N. Franklin
Polo, IL 61054

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