Site of Fort Dearborn

Site of Fort Dearborn (HMW48)

Location: Chicago, IL 60601 Cook County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 53.305', W 87° 37.487'

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1803

Chicago Landmark
Fort Dearborn served as the major western garrison of the United States until destroyed during an Indian uprising in August of 1812. A second fort, erected on the same site in 1816, was demolished in 1858.
Designated a Chicago Landmark on September 15, 1971, by the City Council of Chicago.
Richard J. Daley, Mayor
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HM NumberHMW48
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Year Placed1971
Placed ByCommission of Chicago Historical and Architectural Landmarks
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 12:32am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 448166 N 4637576
Decimal Degrees41.88841667, -87.62478333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 53.305', W 87° 37.487'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 53' 18.30" N, 87° 37' 29.22" W
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Area Code(s)312, 773, 630
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago IL 60601, US
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