Arche Memorial Fountain - Dixie Hwy West - Lincoln Hwy Crossing - Chicago Heights, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 30.352 W 087° 38.476
16T E 446482 N 4595114
Quick Description: Intersection of the west branch of the Dixie Highway and the Lincoln Highway often called "Crossroads of the Nation" is marked with an historic fountain.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 12/22/2007 8:16:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM2TW6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
Views: 27

Long Description:
The Arche Memorial Fountain was built in 1916 to honor the intersection of these two national roads. When the fountain was built it was located in a wayside travelers rest which was located at this important intersection. The fountain has recently been restored. On the opposite corner there is a new sculpture depicting Abraham Lincoln and children entitled "Lincoln on the Road to Greatness". Parking is available at the Chicago Heights Public Library southwest of the intersection.
Americana: Roadside Attraction

Significant Interest: Roadside Art

Milestone or Marker: Other

Web Site Address: Not listed

Physical Address: Not listed

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