Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Jean Baptiste Beaubien
On this site, then the lake shore, Jean Baptiste Beaubien, Chicago's second civilian, in 1817, built a “mansion” to which he brought his bride, Josette LaFramboise. It remained their home until 1845.
Erected 1937 by Chicago's Charter Jubilee.
Location. 41° 53.051′ N, 87° 37.481′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of North Michigan Avenue and East Randolph Street, on the right when traveling south on North Michigan Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chicago IL 60602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carbide and Carbon Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); South Water Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Fort Dearborn (approx. ¼ mile away); Palmer House Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Dearborn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Fort Dearborn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chicago River (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chicago.
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