Grant Park

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A section of Grant Park

Grant Park is a large city park that is located in Chicago, Illinois in the Chicago Loop[1]. The Park has some special tourist attractions such as Buckingham Fountain, Millenium Park, Cloude Gate, and the Museum Campus that holds many of Chicago's museums. The Park was originally named Lake Park until it was renamed after the 18th President of the United States and Civil War hero Ulysses S. Grant on October 9, 1901[2]. Lollapalooza Music Festival is held in the Park[3].

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  1. "Grant Park". Parks & Facilities. Chicago Park District. http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/parks.detail/object_id/83AA6305-ADBE-4D8A-B333-004449057EA9. Retrieved 2005-07-23.
  2. "Grant Park". Chicago. A View On Cities. http://www.aviewoncities.com/chicago/grantpark.htm. Retrieved 2005-07-23.
  3. "Grant Park". Chicago, IL, 60602. Citysearch. http://chicago.citysearch.com/profile/11323384#editorialreview. Retrieved 2005-07-23.

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