The Chicago City Cemetery and Lincoln Park, Then and NowThe 1852 funeral for David Kennison was the most elaborate Chicago had ever seen. The City paid all expenses, and donated 2 cemetery lots, intending to erect a monument on his grave. That never happened. The legend of his exploits grew to unfeasible proportions. His Boston Tea Party fame, military achievements, and his claim to have lived to the age of 115 years are disputed today. This boulder, installed 50 years after Kennison's death, is likely two blocks north of his actual burial site in what was then the Chicago City Cemetery.
|Placed By||Northwestern University CIRA and URGC Research Grants|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 10:08am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 447380 N 4640718|
|Decimal Degrees||41.91666667, -87.63453333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 55', W 87° 38.072'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 55' 0.00" N, 87° 38' 4.32" W|
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|Area Code(s)||312, 773|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1939-1949 N Clark St, Chicago IL 60614, US|
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