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Green Bay Road

 
 
Green Bay Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2011
1. Green Bay Road Marker
Inscription. From this point, the Green Bay Road ran northwesterly to Clark Street and North Avenue, and followed Clark Streetís present route to the vicinity of Peterson Avenue. This road connected Fort Dearborn with Fort Howard, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Erected by Chicagoís Charter Jubilee
Authenticated by Chicago Historical Society 1937
City of Chicago Incorporated 4th March 1837
 
Erected 1937 by Chicagoís Charter Jubilee.
 
Location. 41° 53.356′ N, 87° 37.471′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is located at the northwest end of the Michigan Avenue Bridge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Pioneers (here, next to this marker); Louis Jolliet & PŤre Jacques Marquette (within shouting distance of this marker); The Discoverers (within shouting distance of this marker); Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable (within shouting distance of this marker); Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle
Green Bay Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2011
2. Green Bay Road Marker
The Wrigley Building is in the background.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chicago River (about 300 feet away); Regeneration (about 300 feet away); Fort Dearborn (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers regarding the Green Bay Road
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesRoads & Vehicles
 
Seal of the City of Chicago image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 4, 2012
3. Seal of the City of Chicago
City of Chicago
Incorporated 4th March 1837
Urbs in Horte
(City in a Garden)
The Wrigley Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2011
4. The Wrigley Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 750 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on July 10, 2013, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3. submitted on November 5, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on September 28, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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