Great Lakes in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
United States Naval Training Station
Great Lakes, Illinois
The Commercial Club of Chicago,
Theodore Roosevelt, President,
Paul Morton, Secretary of the Navy,
F. A. Delano, President, Commercial Club, Chicago,
Graeme Stewart, Member, Commercial Club, Chicago.
Station Dedicated 1911.
William H. Taft, President,
George Von L. Meyer, Secretary of the Navy,
George C. Perkins, Chairman, Senate Naval Committee,
George E. Foss, Chairman, House Naval Committee,
Albert Ross, Rear Admiral, U.S.N., Commandant,
George A. McKay, Civil Engineer, U.S.N.
Clinton D. Thurber, Civil Engineer, U.S.N.
Jarvis Hunt, Architect.
Erected 1911 by Naval Station Great Lakes.
Location. 42° 18.725′ N, 87° 50.091′ W. Marker is in Great Lakes, Illinois, in Lake County. Marker is on John Paul Jones Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is near the entrance to Building 1, 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. "Brick Row" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Building One The Great Lakes Football Team (about 400 feet away); Rededication of Naval Training Center Great Lakes (about 600 feet away); LT John Philip Sousa Bandstand (about 600 feet away); Building Four (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Architectural Design (approx. ¼ mile away); World War II (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. The Great Lakes Naval Training Station: A History. by Francis Buzzell, 1919. (Submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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