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Oak Brook in DuPage County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mammoth Spring

 
 
Mammoth Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindi Knox, July 26, 2010
1. Mammoth Spring Marker
Inscription.  Mammoth Spring Largest in northeastern Illinois, burst forth in 1861 and was used for domestic and irrigation purposes pumping 150 gallons per minute, furnished through wood conduit the total water supply for Elmhurst from 1889-1916 The original trough remained until 1970
 
Erected by Elmhurst Historical Society Oak Brook Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 41° 51.186′ N, 87° 56.888′ W. Marker is in Oak Brook, Illinois, in DuPage County. Marker can be reached from Spring Road, on the right when traveling north. Next to a taxi stand in parking lot of the DoubleTree Hotel. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1909 Spring Road, Oak Brook IL 60523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ben Fuller House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Votes For Women (approx. 4.2 miles away); Old Northlake Library site (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Indian Boundary Line (approx.
Mammoth Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindi Knox, July 26, 2010
2. Mammoth Spring Marker
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5.1 miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. 5.1 miles away); Farmer's and Merchant's Bank Building (approx. 5.2 miles away); Main Street Cemetery (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Main Street Cemetery (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
Mammoth Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindi Knox, July 26, 2010
3. Mammoth Spring Marker
Mammoth Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cindi Knox, July 26, 2010
4. Mammoth Spring Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2010, by Cindi Knox of Joliet, Illinois. This page has been viewed 2,030 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2010, by Cindi Knox of Joliet, Illinois. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022