Ep. 38: The Past Is Present – Frederick Grabbe and Libertyville’s Spring Water

Jenny, our local history librarian returns to the podcast to talk about Libertyville’s 19th century claim to fame- the best spring water in the nation! Jenny shares her research on Libertyville icon Frederick Grabbe, the German immigrant, Civil War hero, and beekeeper who founded the Abana Spring Water company.

Read Jenny’s blog post Frederick Grabbe and Abana Spring Water

Check out the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society’s website.

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