Kwanusila (HM1S1N)

Location: Chicago, IL 60613 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 56.937', W 87° 38.547'

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Kwanusila, the Thunderbird, is an authentic Kwagulth Indian totem pole, carved in red cedar by Tony Hunt of Port Rupert, British Columbia.
The crests carved upon the totem pole represent Kwanusila, the Thunderbird, a whale with a man on its back, and a sea monster.
Kwanusila is an exact replica of the original Kraft Lincoln Park totem pole, which was donated to the City of Chicago by James L. Kraft on June 20, 1929, and which stood on this spot until October 9, 1985.
Kwanusila is Dedicated to the school children of Chicago, and was presented to the City of Chicago by Kraft, Inc. on May 21, 1986.
HM NumberHM1S1N
Year Placed1986
Placed ByKraft, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 446751 N 4644307
Decimal Degrees41.94895000, -87.64245000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 56.937', W 87° 38.547'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 56' 56.22" N, 87° 38' 32.82" W
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Area Code(s)773, 312
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Lakefront Trail, Chicago IL 60613, US
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