Cynthia L. Ogorek
Born: in Hammond, IN
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: I was born and raised in the Calumet Region and for most of my life have been a resident of Calumet City, Illinois. I have also lived in River Forest where I attended Dominican University and the Hegewisch, Hyde Park and Edgewater neighborhoods of Chicago. Biography: I am a public historian, author and speaker. My company is called ''The Public Historian''.
- -- Superior Achievement, Illinois State Historical Society, 2009, ''The Lincoln Highway Around Chicago''
- -- Mate E. Palmer Communications Prize, Nonfiction Book
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|Along the Calumet River /
ISBN: 0738533440 OCLC: 57204251 Arcadia, Charleston, SC : ©2004.
|The Lincoln Highway around Chicago
ISBN: 9780738551975 OCLC: 214335651 Arcadia Pub., Charleston, SC : ©2008. Once known as the Main Street of America, The Lincoln Highway through western Indiana and eastern Illinois became the first urban bypass on the first hard-surfaced transcontinental highway in the nation. Some 200 vintage photographs visit sites that early-day tourists saw, and documents the people who made the highway what is was.