Atlanta in Logan County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
These were not the first fountains located in downtown Atlanta. Forty years earlier, in May of 1894, the Argus noted, "New water fountains for man and beast have been installed" in downtown Atlanta.
Erected by Atlanta, Illinois.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
Location. 40° 15.64′ N, 89° 13.919′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Illinois, in Logan County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South East Race Street and SW Arch Street. Marker is located at Atlanta's Route 66 Park, with several other markers. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wheels of Fortune on 66 (here, next to this marker); Field Marker Stone (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to the Atlanta Route 66 Park (a few steps from this marker); Knights of Pythias "Memorial Tree" Stone (a few steps from this marker); Atlanta High School Cornerstone (a few steps from this marker); 1870 Atlanta Public School Stone (a few steps from this marker); "Atlanta: Midway on Illinois' Mother Road" Mural (a few steps from this marker); "Palms Grill Café" Mural (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.