Cantigny Park: The Facts
The park encompasses 500 acres with award-winning gardens, two museums, a 27-hole golf course and four restaurants.
Pronouced can-TEE-nee, named after the Battle of Cantigny in France, which was the first US victory in WWI.
Cantigy opened as a public park and museaum in 1958.
Robert R. McCormick was the publisher and editor of the Chicago Tribune for over 40 years.
Robert R. McCormick commanded an artillery unit of the First Division in World War I.