Chicagoans almost had Wisconsin addresses

Chicagoans almost had Wisconsin addresses
Chicagoans almost had Wisconsin addresses

Chicagoans almost had Wisconsin addresses

Chicago residents today might have had a Wisconsin zip code if the originally proposed northern boundary of Illinois had been approved. It was a straight line from the southernmost tip of Lake Michigan to just south of the Rock and Mississippi River confluence. Ralph Pugh gives us a history lesson. Photo: Flickr/HoHD