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Monuments, memorials, or other sites (e.g., graves) honoring a poet, or other author, including playwrights, song writers and lyricists, of national or international significance.
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Image for Robert Burns - Garfield Park, Chicago, ILview gallery

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsRobert Burns - Garfield Park, Chicago, IL

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The statue on granite base is of Robert Burns (1759-1796), the national poet of Scotland, and was created by W. Grant Stevenson in 1906.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 11/27/2008

last visited: 4/21/2013

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsKatherine Dunham - Joliet, IL

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This sculpture is located near Union Station in Joliet, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/9/2017

last visited: 6/13/2011

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsErnie Banks - Chicago, IL

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This statue is located outside the entrance to Wrigley Field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 6/22/2011

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsHarry Caray - Chicago, IL

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Harry Caray was the announcer for the Chicago Cubs baseball teams...but also penned an autobiography.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 6/22/2011

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsWilliam Shakespeare - Chicago, IL

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William Ordway Partridge's statue of a seated William Shakespeare (1894) provides a lap for children to climb onto. Moved to Lincoln Park after being on display at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/2/2009

last visited: never

Image for Goethe Statue - Lincoln Park, Chicago, ILview gallery

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsGoethe Statue - Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL

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This heroic statue pays homage to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) the famous German writer and philosopher. Goethe as a young, beautiful and dynamic Adonis with a mighty eagle, who inspires thought and deed of his mind and body.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/26/2009

last visited: 3/30/2010

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsHans Christian Andersen - Chicago, IL

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Hans Christian Andersen, the Danish writer of fairy tales, guards a nearby western entrance to the Lincoln Park Zoo. He sits on a stump and is accompanied by a swan (perhaps it used be The Ugly Duckling!).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/2/2009

last visited: 6/24/2011

Image for Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsJohann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller - Chicago, IL

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This famous German poet is immortalized in bronze at the south end of the garden in Lincoln Park. It is a copy of an original monument, made in 1876 in Marbach, the city of Schiller's birth, regarded as the masterpiece of its sculptor Ernst Raus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/3/2009

last visited: 6/24/2011

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsRobert Cavelier de La Salle - Chicago, IL

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Although known mostly as an explorer...he also authored an account of his discoveries in North America.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: 6/24/2011

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsMabel Treseder - Chicago, IL

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Located in the Chicago History Museum.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 2/9/2017

last visited: 6/24/2011

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsIda B. Wells - Chicago, IL

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Located in the Chicago History Museum.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 2/9/2017

last visited: 6/24/2011

Image for Eugene Field  -  Chicago, ILview gallery

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsEugene Field - Chicago, IL

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Eugene Field was an American writer best known for his children's poetry such as Wynken, Blynken, & Nod.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 1/24/2017

last visited: 6/22/2011

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsGreene Vardiman Black - Chicago, IL

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Greene Vardiman Black is known as the father of dentistry...but he was also the author of several volumes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/4/2017

last visited: 6/24/2011

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsBen Hecht home - Chicago, IL

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A Chicago Tribute "Marker of Distinction" informs passersby of Ben Hecht's home, in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/30/2010

last visited: never

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsLorine Niedecker - Black Hawk Island, WI

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Lorine Niedecker (1903-70) lived on Black Hawk Island most of her life and celebrated the sights and sounds of this place in poems ranked among the 20th century's finest. This marker is located on Blackhawk Island Rd near Ft. Atkinson, WI.

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location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/21/2007

last visited: 11/17/2007

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsRobert Burns statue - Milwaukee, WI

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Robert Burns stands holding a quill-pen in his proper right hand and a notebook at his side in his proper left hand. He wears a frock coat, vest and knee-britches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/6/2011

last visited: 1/6/2014

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