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Marseilles is a city located in LaSalle County. It's approximately an hour away from Aurora. Homes for rent allow families to delve into a little history by visiting the Middle East Conflicts War Memorial, enjoy the adventure of zip lining at Zip Chicago or take in water views at the Snug Harbor Marina.

Facts for Renters

  • The first settlers in the city were W.M. and W.M. W. Richey, who were father and son. In the winter of 1831, the pair discovered coal in a nearby ravine that was later mined. For years it was named after the Richey's. Today, it's known as "Grim's Ravine."
  • The first initial developments were a sawmill, a dam and the well-known Land and Water Power Co. The Marseilles Manufacturing Company rests where the sawmill once did.
  • The first mayor of the town was Ephraim Sprague, followed by Lovel Kimbal, who focused on turning the town into a region of manufacturing.
  • Later on a railroad was built in the area, which was initially known as "Chicago and Rock Island."
  • The water company was instrumental in helping take care of the disastrous Chicago fire that occurred in October 1871.
  • Many industrial inventions were made and used in some of the many factories that sat in Marseilles.

Resources for Renters

  • Learn more about the history of this industrial town or just find out what there is to do locally by checking out the Marseilles city website.
  • Get the daily scoop on news, current events, local election results and more by checking out the The Times Newspaper.
  • Find out the school holidays or how to sign up for school lunches by looking into one of the many schools that are in the town, such as the Marseilles Elementary School website.

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