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° 54.791′ N, 87° 37.908′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of West La Salle Street and North Stockton Street, on the right when traveling east on West La Salle Street. Touch for map. 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. A different marker also named Couch Tomb (within shouting distance of this marker); Potter's Field (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham Lincoln Monument (about 500 feet away); City Cemetery Catholic Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Park Transitions (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Second City (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abandoned Shoreline of Lake Michigan (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
Regarding Couch Tomb. 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 • Disasters • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons •
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 2,166 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 23, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2010, by Alan Gornik of Western Springs, Illinois. 4, 5. submitted on August 23, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.