Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Old Town and The Great Fire (#3)
Location. 41° 54.497′ N, 87° 38.071′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on Wells Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1414 Wells Street, Chicago IL 60610, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Prominent Residents of Old Town (#2) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Town’s Entrepreneur Spirit (#1) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second City (approx. 0.2 miles away); Catholic Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Churchill Corner (approx. 0.3 miles Henry Gerber House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Couch Tomb (approx. 0.4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chicago.
Also see . . . The Great Chicago Fire - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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