Couch Crypt

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Life long Chicagoans have no doubt passed the spooky, weathered mausoleum in Lincoln Park with the one-word inscription, "COUCH." Ostensibly, it holds the remains of one Ira Couch, because, after all,...  Read More


  • Historic Sites: "The tomb is on a grassy knoll in Lincoln Park, just south of LaSalle Drive."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Every Chicagoan who died between 1842-1866 was buried in City Cemetery (now Lincoln Park) including thousands of Union and Confederate Civil War soldiers.

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