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

Quincy Senior High School

1891

 

— Pilasters —

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2020
1. Quincy Senior High School Marker
Inscription.  

12th & Maine
Romanesque Revival Style
Harvey Chatten, Arthitect

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Pilasters

Students entered the school through
a monumental arched entrance facing
on Maine Street. The limestone foundation
and pilasters flanking the doorway
contrasted with the red brick façade.


 
Erected by Historical Society of Quincy & Adams County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducation.
 
Location. 39° 55.894′ N, 91° 24.624′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Illinois, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street (Illinois Route 57) and Maine Street (U.S. 24) on 4th Street. Marker and emblem are on the south wall of the History Museum on the Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 332 Maine Street, Quincy IL 62301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ruff Brewing Company (here, next to this marker); Spire Section (a few steps from this marker); Crockets from Portico
Quincy Senior High School Marker and Architectural Details image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2020
2. Quincy Senior High School Marker and Architectural Details
(a few steps from this marker); Limestone Capitals (a few steps from this marker); The Lord's Barn (a few steps from this marker); Search for Equality (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Mormons in Quincy (about 400 feet away); Lincoln's Friend Johnston (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
 
Also see . . .  Museum on the Square, Quincy IL. (Submitted on September 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Quincy Senior High School Architectural Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2020
3. Quincy Senior High School Architectural Detail
Quincy Senior High School Architectural Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2020
4. Quincy Senior High School Architectural Detail
Quincy Senior High School Pilasters Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2020
5. Quincy Senior High School Pilasters Marker
Quincy Senior High School Pilasters and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2020
6. Quincy Senior High School Pilasters and Marker
Quincy Senior High School Pilaster Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 16, 2020
7. Quincy Senior High School Pilaster Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 26, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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