|Remarks of Clarence A. Burley at Site of Old Fort Dearborn, 1922
Clarence Burley, president of the Chicago Historical Society in 1922, remembered seeing the second Fort Dearborn before its demolition in 1857, and he described his memory of the fort and the Chicago River in remarks made at ceremony at the laying of the cornerstone of the London Guarantee and Accident Co. In 1971 the City of Chicago designated the site of Fort Dearborn a city landmark, and installed bronze plaques in the sidewalk at Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive.
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