Old Water Tower
To honor this card I have prepared a brief history of the Chicago Water Tower.

SEAN PRESENTS: A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CHICAGO WATER TOWER

The Chicago Water tower was constructed out of limestone in 1869 by architect William Boyington and is the second oldest water tower in the United States. The tower grew in popularity after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, as it was the only public building that survived within the burn zone. The tower was named an American Water Landmark in 1969 and has come to symbolize old Chicago and the city’s recovery since the fire.

The Facts:
Other Party: Cody W
Card Number: 0138
Average Color: 766461
Date Sent: July 27, 2013
Date Received: July 29, 2013
Sender Location: Chicago,IL
Receiver Location: Platteville, WI
Distance Traveled: 157 Miles
Average Speed: 79 Miles Per Day

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