Leonard W. Volk, designer and sculptor 1881
—Chicago Landmark —United States Senator Stephen Douglas, who died in 1861 at the age of forty-eight, was a firm believer in the future of Chicago. He held states offices and became nationally known for his debating skill in the Senate and in his campaign against Abraham Lincoln in 1858. This tomb is located on land once part of the Douglas estate, Oakenwald.
|Placed By||Commission on Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 449496 N 4631269|
|Decimal Degrees||41.83170000, -87.60821667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 49.902', W 87° 36.493'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 49' 54.12" N, 87° 36' 29.58" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||312, 773, 630|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 730 E 35th St, Chicago IL 60616, US|
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