From Maine to Illinois
Fred Baumberger>LPL Interviews A-M>LPL Interviews A-J, Segment 1
- FAMILY BACKGROUND
- Joshua Dresser came to Illinois from Maine by horseback and found a place for the family to live. The next year, in the 1830s, the rest of the family came by covered wagon to settle near Reno, IL. Kurt Baumberger still owns some of this land.