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Atlanta in Logan County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Field Marker Stone

 
 
Field Marker Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
1. Field Marker Stone Marker
Inscription.  This field marker stone was moved in 2005 from it original location where it stood as a property line marker for a farm field adjacent to South Martin Street here in Atlanta. This particular marker is unusual per the details of its casting, most notably the design motif on its front surface.

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Concrete markers were commonly erected throughout the 1900s to designate property lines in the rural countryside. The design of these markers ranged from very plain to more detailed, as illustrated by the markers pictured here.
 
Erected by City of Atlanta, Illinois.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 40° 15.639′ N, 89° 13.913′ 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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 S E Race St, Atlanta IL 61723, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Field Marker Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
2. Field Marker Stone Marker
. Knights of Pythias "Memorial Tree" Stone (here, next to this marker); Welcome to the Atlanta Route 66 Park (here, next to this marker); Wheels of Fortune on 66 (here, next to this marker); 1870 Atlanta Public School Stone (here, next to this marker); Atlanta High School Cornerstone (a few steps from this marker); Drinking Fountain (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.
 
Route 66 Park image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
3. Route 66 Park
Marker is located here, along with several local pieces of history.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.   3. submitted on November 25, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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