Harold Washington Historical

Harold Washington Historical (HM1VQF)

Location: Chicago, IL 60605 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 52.584', W 87° 37.67'

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—Mayor Of The C1ty Of Chicago —

Harold Washington was elected Chicago's first African American Mayor on April 21 1983 He brought together a coalition of Chicagoans that spanned economic, social and racial lines.

Of his legacy, he said: I hope someday to be remembered by history as the Mayor who cared about people and who was, above all, fair.

The Harold Washington Library Center was dedicated in his honor in 1991 in keeping with his steadfast belief in education and love of reading. The Library is open to all to read, learn and discover.
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Date Added Thursday, November 17th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 447903 N 4636243
Decimal Degrees41.87640000, -87.62783333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 52.584', W 87° 37.67'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 52' 35.04" N, 87° 37' 40.2" W
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Area Code(s)312, 773, 217, 630, 708
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 S State St, Chicago IL 60605, US
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