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Illinois Historical MarkersGreen Bay Road marker - Chicago, IL

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Bronze plaque at the northwest end of Michigan Avenue bridge, denoting the staring point for a former trail that became a major road in Chicago and the northern suburbs.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 7/26/2010

last visited: 8/6/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMichigan-Wacker Historic District - Chicago, IL

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A major focal point of Chicago - the environs where the Chicago River, Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive meet. Location of the earliest area inhabitants, including duSable, Kinzie and Fort Dearborn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/5/2008

last visited: 8/11/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersJolliet & Marquette Michigan Avenue Bridge marker - Chicago, IL

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Bronze bas-relief plaque located on the east railing of the Michigan Avenue bridge. The central portion pictures an Indian guide, the two explorers, and five voyageurs within their canoe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/26/2010

last visited: 3/20/2015

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Illinois Historical MarkersLa Salle & Tonti Michigan Avenue Bridge marker - Chicago, IL

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Bronze bas-relief plaque located on the west railing of the Michigan Avenue bridge. The central portion pictures two Indian guides, an Indian woman with child, the two explorers, and three voyageurs portaging their canoe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/26/2010

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersChicago River plaque - Michigan Avenue bridge, Chicago, IL

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Bronze plaque on the southwest pylon of the Michigan Avenue bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/29/2009

last visited: 8/6/2014

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsLondon Guarantee Building - Michigan-Wacker Historic District - Chicago, Illinois, USA

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This building, also known as the "London Guaranty & Accident Building" or the "Stone Container Building", is listed as having primary significance for the Michigan-Wacker Historic District.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSite of Fort Dearborn markers - Chicago, IL

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Five related and close markers denoting the location of Ft. Dearborn. From this location, the ill-fated garrison soldiers and their families left in August 1812, to be "massacred" nearby by Native Americans siding with the British.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/22/2009

last visited: 3/20/2015

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Signs of HistoryLiterary Landmark - Chicago, IL

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This plaque is located on the Michigan Avenue Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/26/2011

last visited: 8/13/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersJean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable bust and plaque - Chicago, IL

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Bust & marker of DuSable placed along Michigan Avenue near the bridge over the Chicago River in 2009, sculpted by Erik Blome.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/22/2009

last visited: 8/1/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersMarquette Campsite 1674 - Chicago, IL

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Bronze plaque denoting campsite of Father Marquette in 1674. I wonder if they had any notion of how developed this area would subsequently become?!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/22/2009

last visited: 8/6/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersKinzie Mansion plaque - Chicago, IL

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Bronze plaque denoting the site of the home (Kinzie Mansion) of one of Chicago's first (white) inhabitants, John Kinzie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/22/2009

last visited: 8/6/2014

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Signs of HistorySwedish Viking Monument - Chicago, IL

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This monument is located outside the entrance to Chicago's Tribune Tower.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 4/11/2012

last visited: 1/20/2014

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Time CapsulesEquitable Life Assurance - Chicago

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Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States placed this time capsule in this Chicago square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gadget Girl

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/2/2005

last visited: 8/6/2014

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First of its KindChicago's "First Civilian" Born Here - Chicago, IL

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This plaque is set adjacent to the Chicago River on Michigan Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/17/2012

last visited: 8/6/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesDu Sable, Jean Baptiste Point, Homesite - Chicago, IL

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Site of the first home/settlement in in Chicago. Only a plaque remains at the site which is now the Equitable Building Plaza.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Special.Ed

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/22/2006

last visited: 8/6/2014

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George Washington The George Washington - Robert Morris - Hyam Salomon Memorial - Chicago, IL

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George Washington in his Revolutionary War uniform shakes hands with English-born Robert Morris, on his right, and Polish-Jewish emigre Hyam Salomon, on his left.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/9/2010

last visited: 4/29/2015

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American Guide SeriesTribune Tower - Chicago, IL

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The Tribune Tower was home to the Chicago News Tribune and is built in the neo-gothic style.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: 5/10/2019

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Remembering FEPOWBataan-Corregidor Memorial Bridge - Chicago,IL

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This is the second of two sites having a plaque for the Bataan-Corregidor Memorial Bridge. This plaque is on the north side of the bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/21/2011

last visited: 8/11/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesJewelers' Building - Chicago, IL

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35 East Wacker Drive was originally known as the Jewelers' Building and a well known design feature was the 22 floor car lift that allowed jewelers to enter the building and ride up to their office without exiting the car.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 9/20/2014

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsTribune Tower - Michigan-Wacker Historic District - Chicago, Ilinois

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The Tribune Tower is a neo-Gothic building located at 435 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It is listed as a Chicago Landmark and is a contributing property to the Michigan–Wacker Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: 5/10/2019

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Remembering FEPOWBataan-Corregidor Memorial Plaques - State Street Bridge, Chicago,IL

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Three plaques on the SE pylon of the State Street Bridge over the Chicago River, commemorating the Heroic Fall of Bataan and Chicago area veterans who served in the conflict.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/3/2010

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersBataan-Corregidor Memorial Plaques - State Street Bridge, Chicago,IL

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Three plaques on the SE pylon of the State Street Bridge over the Chicago River, commemorating the Heroic Fall of Bataan and Chicago area veterans who served in the conflict.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/3/2010

last visited: 6/11/2015

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Antarctic Points of InterestPiece of Antarctica in the Tribune Tower - Chicago, IL

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This piece of Antarctica is located near the intersection of Illinois St. and Michigan Avenue in Chicago, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/5/2011

last visited: 8/1/2016

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsMedinah Athletic Club Now Inter continental Hotel - Michigan–Wacker Historic District - Chicago, Illinois

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The 505 North Michigan Ave., is a contributing building to the Michigan–Wacker Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: 12/5/2015

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American Guide SeriesMedinah Athletic Club Now Inter continental Hotel - Michigan–Wacker Historic District - Chicago, Illinois

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The Medinah Athletic Club of Chicago building is today the Inter continental Hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/13/2014

last visited: 12/5/2015

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