Near Raymond in Montgomery County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Shrine of Our Lady of the Highways
66 Roadside Attraction
In 1959, this shrine was erected to remind motorists of the potential dangers and offered a place to say a prayer for a safe journey.
This site is lovingly maintained by the Marten family
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Route 66 Roadside Attractions, and the U.S. Route 66 series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1959.
Location. 39° 19.964′ N, 89° 38.617′ W. Marker is near Raymond, Illinois, in Montgomery County. Marker is on West Frontage Road north of North 22nd Avenue (Illinois Route 48), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22455 W Frontage Rd, Raymond IL 62560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mother Jones, Coalfield Organizer, 1837-1930 (approx. one mile away); The Coalfields of Illinois (approx. 1.4 miles away); Endless NightsWorld War I Memorial (approx. 10.6 miles away); Litchfield, Illinois (approx. 10.6 miles away); Fine Dining on Rte 66 (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Ariston Café, Litchfield, Illinois (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Vic Suhling Sign (approx. 10.8 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 26, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.