The strategic importance to early American development of the junction of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan led to the establishment here of Fort Dearborn and to the founding of the City of ChicagoErected in 1953 to the memory of those pioneers who plied this water route.
|Placed By||Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Illinois|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 5:00pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 448181 N 4637577|
|Decimal Degrees||41.88843333, -87.62460000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 53.306', W 87° 37.476'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 53' 18.36" N, 87° 37' 28.56" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||312, 773, 630|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 376 N Michigan Ave, Chicago IL 60601, US|
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