Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of the Sauganash Hotel/Wigwam
Dedicated on Nov. 6, 2002
Richard M Daley, Mayor
Erected 2002 by Commission on Chicago Landmarks.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Illinois, Chicago Landmarks Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1837.
Location. 41° 53.127′ N, 87° 38.22′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on North Wacker Drive south of West Lake Street. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln's Nomination Site (a few steps from this marker); Sauganash Hotel - Chicago - 1831 (a few steps from this marker); First Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Wacker Drive (within shouting distance of this marker); Lake-Franklin Group (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trustees System Service Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chicago & North Western Railway Powerhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington Block (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
Additional keywords. political conventions
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