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George Washington preserved keystone - Chicago, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
N 42° 00.551 W 087° 41.594
16T E 442596 N 4651027
Quick Description: Former keystone, relocated from the arch of the Washington Street entrance to Chicago's old city hall.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 1/28/2018 6:29:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMXMCQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife
Views: 1

Long Description:
Inscription:
"HISTORICAL
This keystone, taken from the arch of the
WASHINGTON
street entrance, in the city hall building
Chicago, which was erected in 1877.
Replaced by the present building inn 1909.
Presented to the
INDIAN BOUNDARY PARK
July 4, 1927.
by
JULIUS H. HUBER

Erected by the
Ridge Avenue Park Commissioners.
(names)"

Huber was a prominent local architect.


There are several preserved items from this courthouse located throughout Chicagoland, for example: (visit link)
Location:
Indian Boundary Park
2500 W. Lunt Ave.
Chicago, IL USA


Waymark website: Not listed

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