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Rededication of Naval Training Center Great Lakes

 
 
Rededication of NTCGL Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
1. Rededication of NTCGL Marker
Inscription.  
To commemorate the rededication of
Naval Training Center Great Lakes
in honor of all who served here
from 1911 to 1986

 
Erected 1986 by Naval Station Great Lakes.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationPatriots & Patriotism. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
 
Location. 42° 18.691′ N, 87° 50.221′ W. Marker is in Great Lakes, Illinois, in Lake County. Marker is on Decatur Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Marker is at the base of the Sousa Bandstand steps, on Ross Field, in the Historic District of Naval Station Great Lakes. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Great Lakes IL 60088, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. LT John Philip Sousa Bandstand (here, next to this marker); The Great Lakes Football Team (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Building One (about 400 feet away); United States Naval Training Station (about 600 feet away); Building Four (about 700 feet away); "Brick Row"
Rededication of NTCGL Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2010
2. Rededication of NTCGL Marker
Marker is in ground at base of bandstand steps. Looking southeast.
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(about 700 feet away); Original Architectural Design (about 700 feet away); The Post War Era (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Lakes.
 
Also see . . .
1. Naval Station Great Lakes. Station website homepage (Submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. National Museum of the American Sailor. Museum website homepage (Submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Great Lakes Naval Training Station. Encyclopedia of Chicago website entry (Submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 28, 2022