Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Named for Dr. Frank Spooner Churchill an early pediatrician, medical inspector of Chicago;s Board of Health who pioneered reforms in pure food, water, air and sanitation; physician to the Juvenile Court who advance psychology for the rehabilitation of children; and his wife, great-grand daughter of Lucretia Mott, Lucretia Mott Hallowell Churchill, a courageous worker for women's rights, child health and labor laws, educational reform and anti-sweat shop legislation.
Their home here from 1898 to 1917 was a salon for social progress.
Dedicated October, 1977
Location. 41° 54.354′ N, 87° 37.723′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of N. State Parkway and Goethe Street on N. State Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1325 N. State Parkway, Chicago IL 60610, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Town and The Great Fire (#3) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Catholic Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Early Prominent Residents of Old Town (#2) Old Town’s Entrepreneur Spirit (#1) (approx. half a mile away); Abraham Lincoln Monument (approx. half a mile away); Second City (approx. half a mile away); Senator William J. Connors (approx. half a mile away); Couch Tomb (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
Also see . . . Frank Spooner Churchill Obituary. (Submitted on September 30, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. ecology, salon
Categories. • 20th Century • Arts, Letters, Music • Environment • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.