Building Four

Building Four (HMPK2)

Location: North Chicago, IL 60088 Lake County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 18.776', W 87° 50.324'

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Great Lakes History Trail Stop 5

The original Drill Hall, now a gymnasium, was designed with battered walls to give the massive building a military, fort-like appearance. Above the main entrance, the architects provided a large ornamentation of the bow of an ancient sailing ship, oars in oarlocks and surmounted by a large spread eagle to serve as a masthead. In times of war the Drill Hall has served variously as a storehouse, barracks, hospital ward and, during WWII, housed a Protestant chapel at one end and a Catholic chapel at the other.
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HM NumberHMPK2
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Placed ByNaval Station Great Lakes
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 12:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 430879 N 4684862
Decimal Degrees42.31293333, -87.83873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 18.776', W 87° 50.324'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 18' 46.56" N, 87° 50' 19.44" W
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Area Code(s)847
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 160-166 Dewey Ave, North Chicago IL 60088, US
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