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Early to Rise!

John Raupp Barn Photograph

John Raupp Barn Addition - Adding room for horses in the dairy barn.

Even though you were a kid, you still had to work on the farm ...

If you were a kid in Buffalo Grove in 1910, you were probably living on a farm. Most residents were farmers, with the exception of the store owner, tavern owner, and clergy at St. Mary Parish. At the break of dawn, you would wake up to milk the cows or collect the chicken eggs.