Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
This two-part project by Pamela Bannos continues on the Internet: http://hiddentruths.northwestern.edu
Erected 2008 by Northwestern University CIRA and URGC Research Grants.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Events • War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1854.
Location. 41° 54.835′ N, 87° 37.829′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Located in Lincoln Park west of the baseball fields. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chicago IL 60614, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Couch Tomb (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Couch Tomb (about 400 feet away); Abraham Lincoln Monument (about 500 feet away); Abandoned Shoreline of Lake Michigan (about 700 feet away); Catholic Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second City (approx. ¼ mile away); Wooden Alley (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Town Triangle (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
Regarding Potter's Field. This is one in a series of six markers in Lincoln Park intended for display May-November, 2008.
Also see . . . Hidden Truths: The Chicago City Cemetery and Lincoln Park, Then and Now. This two-part project by Pamela Bannos continues on the internet. (Submitted on August 26, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 5,332 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 23, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.