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

Great World War

1917 – 1918

 
 
Great World War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 28, 2011
1. Great World War Marker
Inscription. In Memoriam Erected by the Harold A. Taylor Post No. 47 American Legion In honor and grateful recognition of the gallant and meritorious services of the soldiers, sailors, and marines of the North Central District who sacrificed their lives in the Great World War 1917 – 1918
 
Erected by Harold A. Taylor Post, No. 47, American Legion.
 
Location. 41° 53.821′ N, 87° 37.465′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of North Michigan Avenue and East Chicago Avenue on North Michigan Avenue. Click for map. This marker is located in a garden to the south of the Chicago Water Tower. Marker is at or near this postal address: 806 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. DeWitt Clinton Cregier (a few steps from this marker); Old Water Tower (a few steps from this marker); Chicago Water Tower (a few steps from this marker); The Water Tower & Great Chicago Fire (a few steps from this marker); Office and Studio of Perkins, Fellows & Hamilton, architects (within shouting
Great World War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 28, 2011
2. Great World War Marker
distance of this marker); Hotel St. Benedict Flats (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Senator William J. Connors (about 800 feet away); Tribune Tower (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Chicago.
 
Additional keywords. Veteran Memorial
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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