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Fort Sheridan, Lieutenants' Quarters, 3711 Leonard Wood Avenue, Lake Forest, Lake County, IL

Fort Sheridan, Lieutenants' Quarters, 3711 Leonard Wood Avenue, Lake Forest, Lake County, IL

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Summary

Significance: An example of officer housing of the early twentieth century constructed from standardized plans issued by the Office of the Quartermaster General of the United States Army. One of four similar buildings at Fort Sheridan, it was first used as Lieutenants' Quarters. Half of the two family house was the home of General George Patton, Jr., and his wife when Patton was a young lieutenant just out of West Point.
Survey number: HABS IL-1113-29
Building/structure dates: 1905 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 80001379

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Patton, George
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Location

fort sheridan42.25863, -87.84063
Google Map of 42.2586342, -87.840625
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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