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Les Schrader Painting Collection

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Thumbs up Joseph Naper and others on horses and in covered wagons

Spirit of 1831

Captain Joseph Naper and his fellow settlers set out on the three-day journey from Fort Dearborn to land along the DuPage River. In February of 1831, Naper claimed a parcel of land along the DuPage River to establish Naper's Settlement.

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