Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
—The Chicago City Cemetery and Lincoln Park, Then and Now —
This two-part project by Pamela Bannos continues on the Internet: http://hiddentruths.northwestern.edu
Erected 2008 by Northwestern University CIRA and URGC Research Grants.
Location. 41° 54.835′ N, 87° 37.829′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Touch for map. Marker is in Lincoln Park west of the baseball fields. Marker is in this post office area: Chicago IL 60614, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Couch Tomb (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); City Cemetery (about 400 feet away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Couch Tomb Abraham Lincoln Monument (about 500 feet away); Abandoned Shoreline of Lake Michigan (about 700 feet away); Lincoln Park Transitions (about 800 feet away but has been reported missing); Catholic Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second City (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
Regarding Potter's Field. This is one in a series of six markers in Lincoln Park intended for display May-November, 2008.
Also see . . . Hidden Truths: The Chicago City Cemetery and Lincoln Park, Then and Now. This two-part project by Pamela Bannos continues on the internet. (Submitted on August 26, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Events • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 4,987 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 23, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.