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Aledo in Mercer County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Aledo, Illinois

Rhubarb Capital of the World

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, April 13, 2021
1. Aledo, Illinois Marker
Inscription.  This plaque is dedicated in recognition of downtown Aledo Historic District being placed on the National Register of Historic Register of Historic Places on June 7, 2016.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 12.146′ N, 90° 44.942′ W. Marker is in Aledo, Illinois, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Northwest 2nd Street and Northwest College Street, on the right when traveling west on Northwest 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 N College Ave, Aledo IL 61231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roosevelt Military Academy World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mercer County Soldiers' Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Women's Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roosevelt Military Academy / Rough Riders (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated in Memory of Spec 4 Timothy Joe McGreight (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lest We Forget
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By Thomas Smith, April 13, 2021
2. Aledo, Illinois Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); William and Vashti College (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aledo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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