The following booklets and pamphlets provide background historical information about Fullersburg: please be advised that certain primary source material written in the past does not reflect the sensitivity relating to language and content that Fullersburg Historic Foundation promotes. For the sake of historical accuracy, we do not censor such material, which is included for informational purposes only.  

Fullersburg Chronicles
by Don Fuller and Valerie Spale

The Fullers of Fullersburg

by George Ruchty 

The Inconvenient Indian
by Thomas King
(2012 Doubleday Canada)

Albert F. Scharf Map--  Indian Trails and Villages of Chicago and of Cook, DuPage and Will Counties , Illinois  (Chicago History Museum image left; inset, right, courtesy of Wilmette Public Library)

Scharf Map Manuscript 
(note: offensive language is included and not condoned by this foundation)

The Black Hawk War Phases 
(Northern Illinois University Digital Library)

Location of Potawatomi Village near Fullersburg

summarized by Sue Devick 

Old Fullersburg--Centuries of History and Places
to Visit in the Salt Creek Greenway
by Salt Creek Greenway Association

Local Native American Artifacts Discovered
Near Salt Creek in Fullersburg/Oak Brook 
The Doings 4/6/1972 (note: the foundation does not condone the removal of any relic, remains, or artifacts from burial sites.)

Treaty of Chicago 1833
Forest County Potawatomi (Wisconsin)

George Kolzow Memoir
(insensitive language may be included and is not condoned by foundation)

History of Dams in Fullersburg
by Sue Devick, FHF

The Future of the Red Man by Simon Pokagon
(Courtesy of The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians)

Wolf Road Prairie Conservation Campus Concept Plan (Wildlife Preservation Fund Grant #03-047W)  SEE PAGE 13.