Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Mikołai Kopernik -
— 1473-1543 —
he initiated modern science
Erected in 1973 by the Copernicus
Foundation and the Polish American
Congress to Commemorate the
500th Anniversary of his birth
Erected 1973 by the Copernicus Foundation and the Polish American Congress.
Location. 41° 51.981′ N, 87° 36.466′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on East Solidarity Drive. In front of the Adler Planetarium. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chicago IL 60605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Chicago (approx. ¾ mile away); Central Station Fragments (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of Fort Dearborn (approx. 0.8 miles away); Aaron Montgomery Ward Gardens (approx. 0.8 miles away); John A. Logan (approx. 0.9 miles away); George Pullman (approx. 910 South Michigan (approx. 0.9 miles away); John J. Glessner House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
Also see . . . Nicolaus Copernicus. Wikipedia, “Nicolaus Copernicus (19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe…" (Submitted on February 5, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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