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Great Lakes in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Great Lakes History Trail

 
 
Great Lakes History Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
1. Great Lakes History Trail Marker
Inscription.
The Great Lakes History Trail has been established on base to teach about the past and promote a healthy future. As you walk the 2 mile trail, you will learn more about the fascinating history of our great base at the actual locations where it happened. Follow the map and stop at each plaque along the way to learn more about key locations. Plaques are indicated on the map with yellow, numbered designations. Allow about 90 minutes to experience the Great Lakes History Trail. Enjoy your walk at the “Quarterdeck of the Navy” - Naval Station Great Lakes!
 
Erected by Naval Station Great Lakes.
 
Location. 42° 18.706′ N, 87° 50.413′ W. Marker is in Great Lakes, Illinois, in Lake County. Marker is on Farragut Avenue near Sampson Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in the Historic District of Naval Station Great Lakes. Marker is in this post office area: Great Lakes IL 60088, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wings over Great Lakes (here, next to this marker); Fighting Tradesmen (here, next to this marker); Base Realignment and Closure (here, next to this marker); World War II
Great Lakes History Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
2. Great Lakes History Trail Marker
(here, next to this marker); Great Lakes Athletics (here, next to this marker); Women at Great Lakes (here, next to this marker); The Post War Era (here, next to this marker); Origins of the Base / Construction (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Great Lakes.
 
Also see . . .
1. Naval Station Great Lakes. (Submitted on November 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Great Lakes Naval Museum. (Submitted on November 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Great Lakes History Trail Key image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
3. Great Lakes History Trail Key
Great Lakes History Trail Map image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
4. Great Lakes History Trail Map
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 536 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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