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Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Sisters of Mercy

 
 
The Sisters of Mercy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
1. The Sisters of Mercy Marker
Inscription.  
On this site, Sept. 23, 1846, the
Sisters of Mercy
who provided Chicago with its first hospital, began their charitable, educational and civic services to this city
 
Erected 1964.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationScience & MedicineWomen.
 
Location. 41° 52.91′ N, 87° 37.479′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on Michigan Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Chicago Public Library Cultural Center (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Palmer House Hotel (about 800 feet away); Jean Baptiste Beaubien (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marshall Field and Company Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The DePaul Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eternal Flame Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Third Church Building
The Sisters of Mercy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
2. The Sisters of Mercy Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Augustus Garrett (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
The Sisters of Mercy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
3. The Sisters of Mercy Marker
The Sisters of Mercy Marker<br>Willoughby Tower image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
4. The Sisters of Mercy Marker
Willoughby Tower
Chicago Press Veterans Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
5. Chicago Press Veterans Association Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 20, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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