Catholic Cemetery

Catholic Cemetery (HM6V2)

Location: Chicago, IL 60610 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 54.68', W 87° 37.796'

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Hidden Truths

— The Chicago City Cemetery and Lincoln Park, Then and Now —

Chicago's early Catholic Cemetery ran from North Av. south to Schiller St., and Dearborn St. to the lake, now Astor St. Established in 1845, it existed until the 1871 Chicago Fire charred the grounds. Like the City Cemetery to the north, not all remains were exhumed as had been assumed. Skeletal fragments have been unearthed during construction projects in nearly every decade since the 1890's.

This two-part project by Pamela Bannos continues on the Internet: http://hiddentruths.northwestern.edu
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HM NumberHM6V2
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByNorthwestern University CIRA and URGC Research Grants
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 12:28pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 447757 N 4640123
Decimal Degrees41.91133333, -87.62993333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 54.68', W 87° 37.796'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 54' 40.80" N, 87° 37' 47.76" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)312, 773, 630
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24-42 W North Blvd, Chicago IL 60610, US
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