Stephen A. Douglas Memorial

Chicago, Illinois



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The Stephen A. Douglas Memorial is located at 636 East 35th Street in Chicago, Illinois (Cook County). The coordinates are 41° 49' 53" N, 87° 36' 30" W.

The Stephen A. Douglas Memorial marks the burial place of Stephen Arnold Douglas, a United States Senator and nominee for President in 1860. He lost the presidential election to Abraham Lincoln. The monument is 96 feet tall, and is made of granite. Construction began in 1866, and was completed in 1881. It was designed by Illinois sculptor Leonard W. Volk.

For more information about the Stephen A. Douglas Memorial, please visit the following sites:

- Stephen A. Douglas Association
- Illinois Historic Preservation Agency: Douglas Tomb
- Graveyards of Chicago: Douglas Memorial Park



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