“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Waukegan, 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 (400) 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(400) Cook County (400)  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
Waukegan is in Lake County
      Lake County (62)  
      Cook County (400)  
      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, Waukegan — Cpl. Richard E. Bush Memorial
Born December 23, 1923 United States Marine Corps 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 6th Marine Division Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and . . . Map (db m116062) HM WM
2Illinois, Lake County, Waukegan — Joseph T. Bowen Country Club
From 1912 to 1962, Bowen Park was the site of the Joseph T. Bowen Country Club, owned by the Hull-House Association of Chicago. Here, children from many national, racial and religious backgrounds learned to respect each other and the environment. . . . Map (db m54019) HM
3Illinois, Lake County, Waukegan — Orion Perseus Howe
A resident of Glen Rock Avenue in Waukegan and a musician in Company C, 55th Illinois Infantry He is the youngest soldier ever to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery on the battlefield at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May . . . Map (db m115973) HM WM
4Illinois, Lake County, Waukegan — Ray Bradbury ParkUnited for Libraries Literary Landmarks Register
Author Ray Bradbury (1920-2012), born in Waukegan, Illinois, is renowned as one of the most celebrated fiction writers of our time and one of the most important figures in the genre of science fiction and fantasy. This park, where Bradbury . . . Map (db m137380) HM
5Illinois, Lake County, Waukegan — Waukegan Doughboy Statue
In memory of Alvin E. Johnson & William W. Kyndberg Presented to Homer Daringer Post No. 281 American Legion by Mrs. Alvin E. Johnson & Mrs. William W. KyndbergMap (db m116061) WM
6Illinois, Lake County, Waukegan — Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th, 1889 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine (Lower tablet:) Dedicated to Ben L. Jones Camp No. 50 United Spanish War . . . Map (db m116088) WM
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7Illinois, Lake County, Waukegan — Waukegan Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all Veterans Those who have served past, present and futureMap (db m116060) WM
8Illinois, Lake County, Waukegan — Welcome to Ray Bradbury Park
[Clockwise, from upper left] Early Life Ray Douglas Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920. His parents were Leonard Spaulding Bradbury and Esther Marie Moberg. He spent much time during his youth reading at the Carnegie Library, which he . . . Map (db m137566) HM
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Jan. 27, 2023