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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27O7_washington-block_Chicago-IL.html
At the time of its construction, in the aftermath of the Fire of 1871, this was one of the city's tallest buildings. Its limestone facades feature ornate Victorian-style details; its lobby includes a unique curving hardwood staircase. Structurally…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27O5_augustus-garrett_Chicago-IL.html
Early church leader and Chicago Mayor with his wife, Eliza whose gifts established Garrett Theological Seminary.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27O3_116-w-euclid_Arlington-Heights-IL.html
Built in 1859 by Elijah Amasa Allen. In 1888 Eugene Berbecker, foster son of E.A. Allen Became Owner. Berbecker Park is named in his honor.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27O2_609-n-dunton_Arlington-Heights-IL.html
Built in 1865 by James Shirra. This same year he opened a Grist Mill at 102 N. Arlington Heights Road and Wing Street.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27LK_third-church-building_Chicago-IL.html
Burned in the Great Chicago Fire, 1871.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26O9_edison-park-world-war-i-memorial-a-war-memorial_Chicago-IL.html
Erected by the citizens of Edison Park in honor of our boys who served in the Army and Navy of the USA during the World War. Edison Park Honor Roll World War (Names not inscribed)
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26KP_world-war-ii-memorial-a-war-memorial_Park-Ridge-IL.html
These trees planted in honor of those who gave their lives in the service of their country (Names not transcribed)
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26F7_haymarket-martyrs-monument_Forest-Park-IL.html
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark This monument represents the labor movements struggle for workers rights and possesses National significance in commemoration the history of The United States of America 1997 National Park Se…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25KW_milton-l-olive-iii-park-a-war-memorial_Chicago-IL.html
Medal of Honor-Recipient Posthumous, Milton L. Olive III Park, PFC U.S. Army Company B, 2b Battalion (Airborne) 503d Infantry, 173 Airborne Brigade, Vietnam, 1965. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life ab…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23AC_the-boulevard-system_Chicago-IL.html
Chicago's Boulevards are one of the city's most overlooked treasures, and one of the largest and oldest boulevard systems in the nation. The 28-mile system contains 540 acres of green space, and provides a link between seven inland parks and Lake …
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