Great Lakes in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
United States Naval Training Station
Great Lakes, Illinois
The Commercial Club of Chicago,
Theodore Roosevelt, President,
Paul Morton, Secretary of the Navy,
F. A. Delano, President, Commercial Club, Chicago,
Graeme Stewart, Member, Commercial Club, Chicago.
Station Dedicated 1911.
William H. Taft, President,
George Von L. Meyer, Secretary of the Navy,
George C. Perkins, Chairman, Senate Naval Committee,
George E. Foss, Chairman, House Naval Committee,
Albert Ross, Rear Admiral, U.S.N., Commandant,
George A. McKay, Civil Engineer, U.S.N.
Clinton D. Thurber, Civil Engineer, U.S.N.
Jarvis Hunt, Architect.
Erected 1911 by Naval Station Great Lakes.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #27 William Howard Taft series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
Location. 42° 18.725′ N, 87° 50.091′ W. Marker is in 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. "Brick Row" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Building One (about 400 feet away); The Great Lakes Football Team (about 400 feet away); Rededication of Naval Training Center Great Lakes (about 600 feet away); LT John Philip Sousa Bandstand (about 600 feet away); Building Four (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Architectural Design (approx. Ό mile away); World War II (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Lakes.
Also see . . .
1. Naval Station Great Lakes. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on November 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Great Lakes Naval Museum. (Submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Great Lakes Naval Training Station: A History. by Francis Buzzell, 1919. (Submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 951 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.