Historic Route 66 - Atlanta Public Library & Museum - Illinois, USA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 40° 15.624 W 089° 13.937
16T E 310171 N 4459050
Quick Description: The Atlanta Public Library, is housed in a 1908 octagonal stone building. A National Historic Registered Place. Located alongside Historic Route 66 in Atlanta, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 1/14/2015 1:57:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMN7RP
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
Located across from Route 66 Park in historic downtown Atlanta, Illinois, the Atlanta Public Library is a hub of community activity and an attraction for tourists who are making the Mother Road pilgrimage.

The Atlanta Public Library had the museum added in 1973 to preserve the Atlanta Heritage. The museum was recently relocated just down the road into another historic building.

Street Address:
100 SE Race St.
Atlanta, IL

Hours of Operation:
Tue, Thur - 12:30 pm - 8 pm
Wed, Fri - 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Program: America's Byways

Website: [Web Link]

Official Name: Historic Route 66

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