Stephen A. Douglas Memorial

Stephen A. Douglas Memorial (HM29QB)

Location: Chicago, IL 60616 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 49.902', W 87° 36.493'

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Leonard W. Volk, designer and sculptor 1881

—Chicago Landmark —

United States Senator Stephen Douglas, who died in 1861 at the age of forty-eight, was a firm believer in the future of Chicago. He held states offices and became nationally known for his debating skill in the Senate and in his campaign against Abraham Lincoln in 1858. This tomb is located on land once part of the Douglas estate, Oakenwald.

Designated a Chicago Landmark on September 28, 1977 by the City Council of Chicago. Michael A. Bilandic, Mayor
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HM NumberHM29QB
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Placed ByCommission on Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks
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Date Added Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 449496 N 4631269
Decimal Degrees41.83170000, -87.60821667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 49.902', W 87° 36.493'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 49' 54.12" N, 87° 36' 29.58" W
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Area Code(s)312, 773, 630
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 730 E 35th St, Chicago IL 60616, US
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