Chicago Heights in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected by Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Lincoln Highway 🛣️ series list.
Location. 41° 30.38′ N, 87° 37.917′ W. Marker is in Chicago Heights, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of East Lincoln Highway Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 137 East 14th Street, Chicago Heights IL 60411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Absolem Wells Cabin (approx. half a mile away); Camp Thornton #2605 and the Civil Conservation Corps (approx. 3.9 miles away); Dixie Highway connected Chicago to Miami in the early days of automobile travel (approx. 4.1 miles away); Dixie Highway (approx. 4.1 miles away); Washington Park Racetrack (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Lincoln Highway / The "Ideal Section" (approx. 6.4 miles away in Indiana); St. John Township School District #2 (approx. 7½ miles away in Indiana); Dutch in the Calumet Region (approx. 10½ miles away in Indiana).
Also see . . . The Lincoln Highway in Illinois. The Lincoln Highway enters Illinois from the east [Indiana] on U.S. 30. The route runs west through Chicago Heights, where the highway crossed the Dixie Highway, commemorated at Arche Park. (Submitted on April 7, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.