Towanda in McLean County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
1954 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1954.
Location. 40° 33.988′ N, 88° 54.004′ W. Marker is in Towanda, Illinois, in McLean County. Marker is on Old U.S. 66 south of North Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located off Route 66 Bike Trail, which runs parallel with Old Route 66. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 N Jefferson St, Towanda IL 61776, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pure Oil Truck Stop (within shouting distance of this marker); 1926 Route 66 Alignment Dead Man's Curve (about 600 feet away); Henderson's Standard (approx. 0.2 miles away); End of the Journey (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bloomington Airport Former Site (approx. 4.7 miles away); Illinois Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's School (approx. 5.1 miles away); Normal, Illinois (approx. 5.4 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 one with a different font. Pictures of it exist on the Internet.
Also see . . . Route 66 Towanda. For over 20 years, the village of Towanda has helped restore memories and the actual Mother Road. You can read all about the history here. (Submitted on October 9, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
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 205 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.