Great Lakes in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Great Lakes History Trail Stop 8
Eleven original Officer’s Quarters stand along the bluff of Lake Michigan behind Building One. Six were designed for junior officers, four for senior officers and one for the Commandant. Original occupants included the junior Chaplain, junior Medical Officer, Commandant’s Aide, the Supply Officer, Civil Engineering Corps Officers, and the senior Chaplain. Quarters AA, the Commandant’s Quarters, stand directly behind Building One and in front of Jarvis Hunt Circle, names after the base architect.
Erected by Naval Station Great Lakes.
Location. 42° 18.674′ N, 87° 50.065′ W. Marker is in Great Lakes, Illinois, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Decatur Avenue and Lawrence Street, on the right when traveling east on Decatur Avenue. 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. Building One (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); United States Naval Training Station (about 300 feet away); The Great Lakes Football Team (about 300 feet away); Rededication of Naval Training Center Great Lakes LT John Philip Sousa Bandstand (about 700 feet away); Building Four (approx. ¼ mile away); Original Architectural Design (approx. ¼ mile away); Women at Great Lakes (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Great Lakes.
Also see . . .
1. Naval Station Great Lakes. (Submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Great Lakes Naval Museum. (Submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Great Lakes Naval Training Station NRHP Listing. (Submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 658 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.