Great Lakes in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Great Lakes History Trail Stop 8
Eleven original Officer’s Quarters stand along the bluff of Lake Michigan behind Building One. Six were designed for junior officers, four for senior officers and one for the Commandant. Original occupants included the junior Chaplain, junior Medical Officer, Commandant’s Aide, the Supply Officer, Civil Engineering Corps Officers, and the senior Chaplain. Quarters AA, the Commandant’s Quarters, stand directly behind Building One and in front of Jarvis Hunt Circle, names after the base architect.
Erected by Naval Station Great Lakes.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 42° 18.674′ N, 87° 50.065′ W. Marker is in Great Lakes, Illinois, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Decatur Avenue and Lawrence Street, on the right when traveling east on Decatur Avenue. Marker is 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. Building One (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); United States Naval Training StationThe Great Lakes Football Team (about 300 feet away); Rededication of Naval Training Center Great Lakes (about 700 feet away); LT John Philip Sousa Bandstand (about 700 feet away); Building Four (approx. ¼ mile away); Original Architectural Design (approx. ¼ mile away); Women at Great Lakes (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Lakes.
Also see . . .
1. National Museum of the American Sailor (formerly Great Lakes Naval Museum). Museum website homepage (Submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Naval Station Great Lakes. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 29, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,017 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 5. submitted on September 5, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.