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Hidden Chicago - Monuments and Markers

STANDARD TIME MARKER
On the wall of Bank of American Illinois, north side of Jackson just a little east of LaSalle.

FT. DEARBORN MARKERS
On the sidewalks just south of Michigan Avenue Bridge at Wacker Drive and Michigan Avenue.

KINZIE PLAQUE
On the wall overlooking the Chicago River in Pioneer Court. (East side of North Michigan Avenue between Tribune Tower and the Chicago River).

DUSABLE PLAQUE
On the wall overlooking the Chicago River in Pioneer Court. (East side of North Michigan Avenue between Tribune Tower and the Chicago River).

COTTAGE THAT SURVIVED THE CHICAGO FIRE
2121 North Hudson, Chicago

RELIC FROM THE CHICAGO FIRE (MELTED REMAINS OF A HARDWARE STORE)
Hard to find! Itís in the hedges along the semi-circular plaza on the east side of the Chicago History Museum (Clark Street and North Avenue)

REVOLUTIONARY WAR CHAIN
Hard to find! Itís ALSO in the hedges along the semi-circular plaza on the east side of the Chicago History Museum (Clark Street and North Avenue)

DAVID KENNISON BOULDER
In Lincoln Park about 1900 North (Wisconsin St). West of Stockton Drive and East of Clark Street.

STATE LINE MARKER
Just outside the front gate of the State Line power generating station on the lakefront at the Illinois/Indiana border (itís officially in Hammond, Indiana).

ANCIENT SHORELINE MARKER
Lincoln Park along the bicycle path just west of North Pond and East of Stockton Drive. Itís a little south of the pedestrian underpass below Stockton at Deming.

AMERICAíS FIRST AUTO RACE MARKER
In Jackson Park. Between 59th and 60th (Midway Plaisance) just west of Cornell Drive (near the Perennial Garden).

ULYSSES S. GRANT BOULDER
In Washington Park. Just south of 51st St. on Cottage Grove find Payne Drive. Follow Payne Drive west. When you reach the armory turn right and follow a curving driveway into a parking lot. The boulder is north and slightly east of the parking lot.

BALBO COLUMN
East of Soldier Field and West of Burnham Harbor. Itís at a ďTĒ shaped intersection in the bike path about 1500 south.

DARIUS AND GIRENAS MONUMENT
In Marquette Park at 67th and California.

HAYMARKET POLICEMAN STATUE
Near the west entrance of Chicago Police headquarters 3510 S. Michigan Avenue. NOTE: Not accessible to the public. Itís off the parking lot and visible from 35th Street looking into the surface parking lot of the police station.

HAYMARKET MONUMENT
West of the Loop. Itís on the east side of Desplaines St. just north of Randolph.

REPUBLIC STEEL MASSACRE PLAQUE
Hard to find! 11800 S. Avenue ďOĒ in Chicago. Itís at the base of a flag pole in the parking lot of this former union hall. The building is now a youth center called ďThe ZoneĒ belonging to the East Side United Methodist Church

COMISKEY PARK HOME PLATE
In the corner of the parking lot at U.S. Cellular Field. Itís on the east side of Shields Avenue just north of 35th Street.

ON THIS SPOT NOTHING HAPPENED
4613 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago. Just south of the door to The Grind Cafť and Studio 4 Hair.


Ft. Dearborn


Jean Baptiste Point DuSable


Balbo Column


Darius and Girenas


Haymarket Policeman Statue


Republic Steel Massacre


Comiskey Park Home Plate

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