Des Plaines in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First McDonald's Franchise
In memory of his wisdom and spirt, McDonald's Corporation dedicates this site to Ray A. Kroc, leader and friend April 15, 1985
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 42° 2.764′ N, 87° 53.159′ W. Marker is in Des Plaines, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on Lee Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Lee Street, Des Plaines IL 60016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Grove (approx. 2.8 miles away); Kennicott House (approx. 2.8 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Edison Park World War I Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); Harrer Park (approx. 5.3 miles away); American Indian - Potawatomi Tribe Eagle Dancer (approx. 5.4 Indian Trading Post (approx. 5.4 miles away); The American Legion Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 26, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.