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Clark Street Trivia - Answer

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Clark Street in Chicago was named for what historic figure? The correct answer is Gen. George Rogers Clark, a Revolutionary War her who captured western territory, including Illinois, from the British. Robert Gilbert had the first correct answer. Send in your size and address and I'll send out your shirt.

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Clark Street in Chicago was named after George Rogers Clark, a Revolutionary War hero who captured much of the Northwest Territory from the British.

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