— 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.
|Placed By||Northwestern University CIRA and URGC Research Grants|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 12:28pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 447757 N 4640123|
|Decimal Degrees||41.91133333, -87.62993333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 54.68', W 87° 37.796'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 54' 40.80" N, 87° 37' 47.76" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||312, 773, 630|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 24-42 W North Blvd, Chicago IL 60610, US|
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