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Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] "irish trivia" plainfield illinois
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 07:33:41 EDT

Nan wrote:
"What does Plainfield Illinois have to do with a famous piece of Irish
American culture?"

I'm guessing that the Irish farmers grew potatoes in those 'plain fields'?!
Just kidding -- I don't know the history of Plainfield other than it was a
farming community near Joliet. I am interested to know the answer, Nan.
Kathleen Richmond
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