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Near Oregon in Ogle County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Brick Road

 
 
The Brick Road Marker image. Click for full size.
July 28, 2018
1. The Brick Road Marker
Inscription.  Built on the old Chicago and Iowa Trail, this road was the first state aid paved rural road in northern Illinois. Begun in 1914, it was dedicated August 24, 1915. One lane of fired bricks was put in the north lane, a dirt tract in the south lane; one and five-eighths mile long.
 
Erected 1994 by The Ogle County Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 1.317′ N, 89° 16.64′ W. Marker is near Oregon, Illinois, in Ogle County. Marker is at the intersection of East Brick Road and North German Church Road, on the right when traveling west on East Brick Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oregon IL 61061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Stinson House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Morgan Grist Mill (approx. 5.3 miles away); Stillmans Defeat (approx. 7.8 miles away); Stillman's Run Battle Site Memorial (approx. 7.8 miles away); La Sallier's Cabin (approx. 11 miles away); Grand Detour, Illinois
The Brick Road image. Click for full size.
July 28, 2018
2. The Brick Road
(approx. 11.1 miles away); Upper Ferry Landing (approx. 11.2 miles away); Erected to the memory of Leonard Andrus founder of the village of Grand Detour Illinois 1835 (approx. 11.2 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2019. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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