For thousands of years, various Native American tribes lived in the state of Illinois before the arrival of European settlers. The Winnebago were the ones who controlled the hunting grounds in the area of Wood Dale, Illinois. On December 3, 1818, Illinois became the 21st state of America. This led to many tribes signing over land rights to the United States government, opening the way for settlers such as Hezekiah Dunklee and Mason Smith, who arrived at Addison Township in 1833. Eventually, they made their way down a path made by General Winfield Scott and his men during the Blackhawk War until they reached a creek. After a while, the two men reached the Meacham trading post. The Meacham family were primarily responsible for the establishment of Bloomingdale and were more than happy to assist the two travelers with information concerning living off the land. They were then directed to a large grove of trees along Salt Creek where they could stake their claim on both prairie land and timber. After a while, the village grew and was need of a railroad. A man named Frederick Lester who owned land in the area donated the land needed for the Chicago and Pacific Railroad to build a track and depot. Furthermore, Lester also donated funds toward its construction. The village would finally be incorporated in 1928.
One of the things that attract potential home buyers to the Wood Dale area is the fact that it's only 33 minutes away. The amenities in Chicago are endless - from upscale shopping centers, hopping nightclubs, educational museums, cultural centers, universities, and much more. Another thing residents enjoy about living in Wood Dale is the many natural spaces in DuPage County. There is the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, which encompasses 25,000 acres with 31 natural and man-made lakes, 1,450 picnic tables, 145 miles of trails that support activities ranging from cross-country skiing, horseback riding, off-road bicycling, hiking, fishing, camping, birdwatching, and picnicking. Another great place is Morton Arboretum located at 4100 Illinois 53 in Lisle. It includes the Center for Tree Science and an educational outdoor museum with a herbarium and library. Then there is Lincoln Marsh located at Harrison Ave & Pierce Avenue in Wheaton, an urban sanctuary with prairies and woodlands, offering visitors interactive educational programs and various recreational activities. If you’re looking for shopping and dining in the Wood Dale area, residents have a number of shopping centers to choose from, such as Town Square Wheaton located only seven minutes away at 271 Town Square in Wheaton.
Available real estate in Wood Dale reflect the sort of residential architecture commonly found throughout Illinois. The styles of single-family homes for sale in Wood Dale include Colonial, European, Ranch, Prairie, Traditional, and Cottage. In addition to that, you can find a variety of custom-built homes that offer unique floor plans and special features not commonly found in the average home. On average, homes in Wood Dale range in size from two bedrooms, two baths, and 850 square feet to six bedrooms, three baths, and 2,210 square feet. Furthermore, you can find a wide selection of condos and townhomes for sale in Wood Dale ranging in size from two bedrooms, one bath, and 1,100 square feet to two bedrooms, two baths, and 1,800 square feet. Furthermore, if you’re planning to build your own home, Wood Dale has a number of lots for sale from a quarter acre to one acre. If you would like to know more about Wood Dale real estate, please don’t hesitate to contact us today so we can assist you.
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