Historic Route 66 - J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum - Atlanta, Illinois, USA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 40° 15.646 W 089° 14.005
16T E 310075 N 4459093
Quick Description: This old wooden Grain Elevator, houses a Museum, & is a roadside America attraction, Atlanta landmark, & listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Located close to the historic Route 66 in the center of the small town of Atlanta, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 2/22/2015 10:39:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMNDQC
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
Who would have thought that a grain elevator could have been so significant & interesting.
The J. H. Hawes Grain Elevator is the oldest wooden grain elevator in Illinois, built in 1904. The museum it houses was established In 2003,

"In the heart of our nation's cornbelt, just a block off Historic Rt. 66, you can discover your connection to Illinois' rich grain producing, storing, and shipping history by visiting the J. H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum." Text Source: (visit link)

Roadside America Website: (visit link)
Program: America's Byways

Website: [Web Link]

Official Name: Historic Route 66

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