Forest Park in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Haymarket Martyrs’ Monument
National Historic Landmark
This monument represents the labor movements
struggle for workers rights and possesses National
significance in commemoration the history of
The United States of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: Labor Unions. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1997.
Location. 41° 52.188′ N, 87° 49.185′ W. Marker is in Forest Park, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on Desplaines Avenue. Marker is in Forest Home Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 863 Desplaines Avenue, Forest Park IL 60130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. River Forest, Illinois (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oak Park Station (approx. 1˝ miles away); Birthplace of Oak Park (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Historic Maywood Home for Soldiers' WidowsContinental Divide (approx. 1.6 miles away); The History of Austin Gardens (approx. 1.7 miles away); Joseph Kettlestrings (approx. 1.8 miles away); Percy L. Julian (approx. 1.8 miles away).
More about this monument. Note coins around the tablet.
Also see . . . Haymarket Affair - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 30, 2018, by Chris of Leicester, Leicestershire.)
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