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Southern View in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Historic Route 66 Illinois

 
 
Historic Route 66 Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 2, 2020
1. Historic Route 66 Illinois Marker
Inscription.  You are traveling on one of the most famous roads in the world. On September 25, 2005, Illinois Route 66 was designated as a National Scenic Byway by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Erected by Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the U.S. Route 66 🛣️ series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 25, 2005.
 
Location. 39° 45.741′ N, 89° 38.923′ W. Marker is in Southern View, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Marker is on South 6th Street (Business Interstate 55) 0.4 miles south of East Linton Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located at the entrance to Cozy Dog Drive In, a historic counter-serve restaurant. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2935 S 6th St, Springfield IL 62703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cozy Dog Drive In, Springfield, Illinois (here, next to this marker); Springfield, Illinois (a few steps from this marker); Springfield Home for the Friendless / Family Service Center
Historic Route 66 Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 2, 2020
2. Historic Route 66 Illinois Marker
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Dana Thomas House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Lincoln Home National Historic Site (approx. 2.3 miles away); Solomon Allen Barn (approx. 2.4 miles away); George W. Shutt House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Henson Robinson House (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southern View.
 
More about this marker. There are two identical markers in the Illinois towns of Pontiac and Staunton.
 
Also see . . .  Cozy Dog Drive In. Wikipedia entry on the historic eatery. (Submitted on July 13, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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