My good friends at The Pen and the Spindle have just posted a fascinating article on an early African explorer that I'm going to bet most of you have never heard of. The article is titled, "The Young Chicagoan Explorer."
The article also got me thinking - Who owns history? Discuss.
For those with access to the Chicago Tribune Archives, please see October 3, 1897; October 22, 1900; November 18, 1900
Incline man's family past one for the history books by Bill Casey
"EXPLORER CHERRY IN PARIS.; Young Chicagoan Arrives from His Travels in Africa." New York Times, October 22, 1900 (Full article available)
Photo Credit: Chicago Tribune, Nov. 18, 1900