Atlanta in Logan County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator
Erected 2001 by Illinois State Organization, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Mrs. Robert W. Mitchler, State Regent 1999-2001.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 40° 15.637′ N, 89° 14.008′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Illinois, in Logan County. Marker is on 1st Street south of NW Race Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at the entrance of J.H. Hawes Elevator museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105-211 1st 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. The J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum (a few steps from Scale House #2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome #1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Engine House #5 (within shouting distance of this marker); Box Car #6 (within shouting distance of this marker); Atlanta Public Library-Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bushnell Grist Mill (about 400 feet away); Library Clock Tower (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
More about this marker. Marker was dedicated on March 4, 2001.
Also see . . . J.H. Hawes Elevator on Wikipedia. Added to the National Register of Historic Places (#91000571) in 1991, it is the only restored wooden grain elevator in Illinois on the NRHP. (Submitted on December 14, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
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 39 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 14, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.