John Kennicott House in 1975
|Area||50 acres (200,000 m2)|
|Architectural style||No Style Listed|
|NRHP Reference #||73000698|
|Added to NRHP||August 13, 1973|
|Designated NHL||January 7, 1976|
Kennicott Grove is an area of prairie that includes the home of John Kennicott (1802 – 1863) and his family, including his son Robert Kennicott (1835 – 1866). John Kennicott was an agriculturalist and a doctor. Robert Kennicott was a naturalist and an explorer, who founded the Chicago Academy of Sciences.
Kennicott Grove was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976. It is maintained by the Glenview Park District, and contains an interpretive center, historic buildings (some original and some recreated), and nature trails.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
- "Kennicott Grove". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-03.
- James Sheire (August, 1975). PDF (437 KB). National Park Service. . PDF (1.30 MB)
- "The Grove National Historic Landmark", Glenview Park District. Retrieved 2012-11-27.