“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Highland Park, Illinois

Clickable Map of Lake County, Illinois and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Lake County, IL (62) Cook County, IL (399) McHenry County, IL (36) Allegan County, MI (52) Berrien County, MI (77) Van Buren County, MI (65) Kenosha County, WI (39)  LakeCounty(62) Lake County (62)  CookCounty(399) Cook County (399)  McHenryCounty(36) McHenry County (36)  AlleganCountyMichigan(52) Allegan County (52)  BerrienCounty(77) Berrien County (77)  VanBurenCounty(65) Van Buren County (65)  KenoshaCountyWisconsin(39) Kenosha County (39)
Waukegan is the county seat for Lake County
Highland Park is in Lake County
      Lake County (62)  
      Cook County (399)  
      McHenry County (36)  
      Allegan County, Michigan (52)  
      Berrien County, Michigan (77)  
      Van Buren County, Michigan (65)  
      Kenosha County, Wisconsin (39)  
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1Illinois (Lake County), Highland Park — Fort Sheridan
This U.S. Army Post was named after Civil War Cavalry General Philip Sheridan, to honor his many services to Chicago (1868-1883). The Commercial Club of Chicago, concerned since 1877 with the need for a military garrison, was motivated by the . . . Map (db m55515) HM
2Illinois (Lake County), Highland Park — Fort SheridanCentennial Legacy Statue — 1887 – 1987 —
General Philip H. Sheridan Astride his mount "Rienzi" at the height of the Battle of Five Forks in April, 1865, where he inspired his troop by riding back and forth in front of them (and the enemy) carrying his unit's guidon and rallying them to . . . Map (db m55516) HM
3Illinois (Lake County), Highland Park — Site of the First Public Building
This is the site of the first public building built by the Highland Park Building Company in 1868. It contained the first city offices, community and religious meeting rooms. It was bought by James McDonald and became McDonald's Store and Hall. The . . . Map (db m64705) HM
4Illinois (Lake County), Highland Park — The Francis Stupey Log Cabin
Built in 1847 of hand hewn, virgin white oak timbers, this is Highland Park's oldest standing structure. It was a centennial gift from Exmoor Country Club to the Highland Park Historical Society and the people of Highland Park. In December, . . . Map (db m64707) HM
5Illinois (Lake County), Highland Park — The Water Tower
Was designed by the Architectural Firm of Holabird and Roche and is a classic example of Military Architecture. It was built in 1891 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior on 4 December . . . Map (db m55517) HM
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Dec. 8, 2022