Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Rosehill Cemetery Entrance

William W. Boyington, architect • 1864

 

—Chicago Landmark —

 
Rosehill Cemetery Entrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2016
1. Rosehill Cemetery Entrance Marker
Inscription.

Designed by the architect of the Old Chicago Water Tower and predating it by five years, the Rosehill Cemetery Entrance is a rare Midwestern example of castellated Gothic architecture. Many prominent Chicagoans are buried here in plots marked by distinctive memorial sculpture.

Designated a Chicago Landmark
on October 16, 1980
by the City Council of Chicago.
Jane M. Byrne, Mayor
 
Erected 1980 by Commission on Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chicago Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 41° 59.199′ N, 87° 40.517′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of Ravenswood Avenue and Rosehill Drive, on the left when traveling north on Ravenswood Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5800 North Ravenswood Avenue, Chicago IL 60660, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Edwin Greenfield Ransom (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Civil War Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); George B. Armstrong (within shouting distance of this

Rosehill Cemetery Entrance and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2016
2. Rosehill Cemetery Entrance and Marker
marker); Co. B. 1st Reg. Ill. L't Artillery. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery A Chicago Light Artillery (about 300 feet away); Soldiers & Sailors Monument (about 300 feet away); Frances E. Willard (about 400 feet away); Chicago Board of Trade Battery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
Also see . . .
1. William W. Boyington. (Submitted on April 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. William W. Boyington. (Submitted on April 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. William W. Boyington. (Submitted on April 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Rosehill Cemetery. (Submitted on April 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Rosehill Cemetery Official Website. (Submitted on April 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. Rosehill Cemetery Entrance, Chicago Landmark. (Submitted on May 2, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMan-Made Features
 
Rosehill Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 9, 2016
3. Rosehill Cemetery Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Paid Advertisement