Towanda in McLean County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
1926 Route 66 Alignment
66 Roadside Attraction
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Route 66 Roadside Attractions, and the U.S. Route 66 series lists.
Location. 40° 34.046′ N, 88° 53.934′ W. Marker is in Towanda, Illinois, in McLean County. Marker can be reached from North Jefferson Street west of Old U.S. 66. Marker is located off a short road across from the FS Fast Stop gas station. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pure Oil Truck Stop (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1954 Route 66 Alignment (about 500 feet away); Dead Man's Curve (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henderson's Standard (approx. 0.3 miles away); End of the Journey (approx. ¾ mile away); Normal, Illinois (approx. 5½ miles away); Historic Camelback Bridge (approx. 6½ miles away); Home of Joseph W. Fifer (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Towanda.
More about this marker. This marker (assuming it was by Hampton Hotels Save-a-Landmark program) replaced a marker with a different font. Pictures of it exist on the Internet.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.