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is the largest township in McHenry County, with a population of 88,389 as of the 2010 Census. The Township includes the communities of
Algonquin, Barrington Hills, Cary, Crystal Lake, Fox River Grove,
Lake In The Hills, Village of Port Barrington, Lakewood, Oakwood
Hills, and Trout Valley.
We are located at 3702 U.S. Highway 14, Crystal Lake,
IL, 60014. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am. to
4:00pm. The Assessor’s office is open until 5:00 pm.
Monthly Township meetings, which take
place at the Township office, are held on the second Wednesday of
each month at 7pm. In addition, the Township conducts an
Annual Town Meeting on the second Tuesday in April at 7pm.
Algonquin Township team takes considerable pride in serving the needs of residents in our
vast geographic area. Please let us know how we can be of
service to you.
Chunn & Joshua M. Stevens were partners and the original settlers
and owners of this property. Chunn died the day after Christmas in
1843 and was buried here on his property, hence the name of the
cemetery. His partner Joshua Stevens also died shortly thereafter.
The cemetery came back into Chunn ownership in 1860 when C.C. Chunn
bought it for $25.
This cemetery has also been known as Oak Glen Cemetery named after
the Oak Glen grist mill in the vicinity. The neighboring residence
is the former Oak Glen school which was started in the 1950's and
continued classes well after the turn-of-the-century. Over 100
graves were located here prior to some of them being relocated to
Algonquin Cemetery. Now there are just a few headstones and several
the cemetery fell into a state of neglect, a local group including
members of the former school started in 1989 to clean up the old
cemetery which is now maintained by Algonquin Township. Major
cemeteries all have old burials in them, but it is these smaller
ones that need to be particularly remembered as this one is
recognized with landmark designation today.