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Pontiac in Livingston County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pontiac City Hall and Fire Station

 
 
Pontiac City Hall and Fire Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 29, 2020
1. Pontiac City Hall and Fire Station Marker
Inscription.  

This property has been
placed on the
National Register
Of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Circa 1900

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 40° 52.866′ N, 88° 37.739′ W. Marker is in Pontiac, Illinois, in Livingston County. Marker is on North Main Street (Illinois Route 116) west of North Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 N Main St, Pontiac IL 61764, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Route 66 Wishing Well & Sign Countryside, Illinois 1941-2007 (a few steps from this marker); The Bob Waldmire Road Yacht (a few steps from this marker); Original Washington Street Route 66 Bricks (a few steps from this marker); Historic Route 66 Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); Pontiac, Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial - Livingston County Illinois
Pontiac City Hall and Fire Station image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 28, 2020
2. Pontiac City Hall and Fire Station
Marker is mounted at the entrance of the Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame and Museum.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Livingston County War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Desert Storm - War Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontiac.
 
Also see . . .  Pontiac City Hall and Fire Station on Wikipedia. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places (#90001200) on August 16, 1990, it now houses four different museums: the Route 66 Association of Illinois Hall of Fame and Museum, Livingston County War Museum, Life in the 1940s Exhibit and a Titanic-themed museum. Admission is free, but donations are strongly encouraged for all of them. (Submitted on December 26, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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