Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Old Town and The Great Fire (#3)
Location. 41° 54.497′ N, 87° 38.071′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on Wells Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1414 Wells Street, Chicago IL 60610, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Prominent Residents of Old Town (#2) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Town’s Entrepreneur Spirit (#1) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second City (approx. 0.2 miles away); Catholic Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Churchill Corner (approx. 0.3 miles Henry Gerber House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Couch Tomb (approx. 0.4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
Also see . . . The Great Chicago Fire - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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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 706 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.