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Peoria in Peoria County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Schwab - Powell Building

ca. 1852

 

—Riverfront Visitor Center —

 
Schwab - Powell Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 12, 2008
1. Schwab - Powell Building Marker
Two identical markers on front of building. One on each side of exterior door.
Inscription. Known as Powell Press Building

This building, the oldest Commercial structure on Peoria's Riferfront, was saved, moved, and restored by City of Peoria.
 
Erected by City of Peoria, Peoria Historical Society and the Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 41.392′ N, 89° 35.232′ W. Marker is in Peoria, Illinois, in Peoria County. Marker is on NE Water Street near Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 NE Water Street, Peoria IL 61602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peoria on The Riverfront / Peoria (here, next to this marker); Waterborn Services Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military Services Memorial Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Manitowoc Submarines (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 8.9 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 9.5 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 10.8 miles away); Tremont Courthouse (approx. 12.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Peoria.
 
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Schwab - Powell - - Building image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 12, 2008
2. Schwab - Powell - - Building
Building is currently used for the Riverfront Visitor Center.
 
 
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