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

The Ariston Café, Litchfield, Illinois

Route 66 Roadside Attraction

 
 
The Ariston Café, Litchfield, Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, August 14, 2019
1. The Ariston Café, Litchfield, Illinois Marker
Inscription.  Satisfying local patrons and international travelers since 1924, this landmark stop continues to attract diners who "remember where good food is served"

Route 66 Roadside Attraction Recognized by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark program as a site worth seeing
 
Erected by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark Program.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Route 66 Roadside Attractions 🛣️, and the U.S. Route 66 🛣️ series lists.
 
Location. 39° 10.657′ N, 89° 40.019′ W. Marker is in Litchfield, Illinois, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Old Rte 66 N, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 413 Old Rte 66 N, Litchfield IL 62056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fine Dining on Rte 66 (a few steps from this marker); The Vic Suhling Sign (within shouting distance of this marker); Litchfield Museum & Route 66 Welcome Center
The Ariston Café image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, August 14, 2019
2. The Ariston Café
Marker is not shown in the picture, as it is posted on the right side of the brick building
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Route 66 (within shouting distance of this marker); The American Radiator Plant Cornerstone (within shouting distance of this marker); The Litchfield Community High School 1924-1997 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Litchfield's Wind Mill Factory (about 300 feet away); Litchfield, Illinois (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Litchfield.
 
Ariston Café plaques image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, August 14, 2019
3. Ariston Café plaques
NRHP and Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.   3. submitted on April 1, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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