Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
— First vessel direct from Europe destined for Chicago —
Erected 1962 by The Norwegian- Americans of the Midwest.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 41° 53.278′ N, 87° 37.693′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on North State Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on the north tower of the Bataan- Corregidor Memorial Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 N State St, Chicago IL 60654, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bataan- Corregidor Memorial Bridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); South Water StreetViet Nam Memorial (about 400 feet away); Chicago Remembers (about 400 feet away); Old Fort Dearborn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Fort Dearborn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Dearborn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chicago River (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 6, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.