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Old Fort Dearborn

 
 
Old Fort Dearborn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 4, 2012
1. Old Fort Dearborn Marker
Inscription.
Here • Stood
Old • Fort • Dearborn
1803 – 1812

 
Location. 41° 53.283′ N, 87° 37.486′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 360 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 333 North Michigan Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Fort Dearborn (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Dearborn (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicago River (within shouting distance of this marker); Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle (within shouting distance of this marker); Regeneration (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Green Bay Road (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Old Fort Dearborn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 4, 2012
2. Old Fort Dearborn Marker
360 North Michigan Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 4, 2012
3. 360 North Michigan Avenue
The London Guarantee and Accident Building designed by Alfred S. Alschuler. architect. Awarded the Gold Medal of the Lake Shore Trust and Savings Bank by the Committee of the Chicago Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, The Illinois Society of Architects, The Chicago Architectural Club, 1923.
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Old Fort Dearborn image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
4. Old Fort Dearborn
Close-up of image on marker
360 North Michigan Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 4, 2012
5. 360 North Michigan Avenue
London Guarantee & Accident Bldg image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
6. London Guarantee & Accident Bldg
London House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
7. London House

This building is erected on the site of
Fort Dearborn
Fort Dearborn Destroyed — 1858
Office Building Erected — 1922
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on November 19, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on December 12, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   6, 7. submitted on November 18, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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