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Regeneration

 
 
Regeneration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 4, 2012
1. Regeneration Marker
Inscription. The Great Chicago Fire in October eighteen hundred and seventy-one devastated the city. From its ashes the people of Chicago caused a new and greater city to rise imbued with that indomitable spirit and energy by which they have ever been guided.

Erected by trustees of the B.F. Ferguson Monument Fund, 1928.
 
Erected 1928 by The B.F. Ferguson Monument Fund.
 
Location. 41° 53.307′ N, 87° 37.455′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on Michigan Avenue when traveling north. Touch for map. On the Southeast Tower of the Michigan Avenue Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Chicago IL 60601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicago River (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Dearborn (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Fort Dearborn (within shouting distance of this marker); 333 North Michigan Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Fort Dearborn (within
Regeneration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 4, 2012
2. Regeneration Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Discoverers (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
Categories. Disasters
 
Regeneration image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 4, 2012
3. Regeneration
Sculpture by Henry Herring.
Regeneration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 4, 2012
4. Regeneration Marker
Henry Herring, SC image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 4, 2012
5. Henry Herring, SC
Henry Herring's signature on Regeneration sculpture.
Chicago After the Fire image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
6. Chicago After the Fire
Panorama attributed to George N. Barnard
Mrs. O'Leary and Her Cow<br>Supposed Cause of the Chicago Fire image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
7. Mrs. O'Leary and Her Cow
Supposed Cause of the Chicago Fire
Although the fire did start in the O'Leary's barn, Mrs. O'Leary and her husband were in bed at the time.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 11, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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