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Old Water Tower - Chicago, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 41° 53.826 W 087° 37.458
16T E 448213 N 4638539
Quick Description: A historical marker located at the old water tower in downtown Chicago.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 1/13/2017 8:50:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMTW7Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery
Views: 10

Long Description:
The plaque says, "This water tower, completed in 1869 makes the establishment of Chicago's second water works. Although most other buildings of pumping system were burning it stands as a principal memorial of 1871's Great Fire."
County: Chicago

Historical Society: Chicago Historical Society

Dedication Date: 1937

Location: Chicago, IL

Website: Not listed

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