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Greenville in Bond County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Turret Building

 
 
Turret Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
1. Turret Building Marker
Inscription.  This building used to be balanced by another more ornate one at the northern most part of the block. The old Post Office and the Cyclone Hose Company, Greenville's first Fire Station, were located in what was known as the Demoulin block before the buildings burned. This side of the square suffered large fires in 1891, 1904, and 1913.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture.
 
Location. 38° 53.525′ N, 89° 24.822′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Illinois, in Bond County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 3rd Street (Illinois Route 127), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 West Main Street, Greenville IL 62246, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kendall Morse Town House (a few steps from this marker); History of Greenville-Bond County (within shouting distance of this marker); Bond County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bond County Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); State Bank of Hoiles & Sons
Turret Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
2. Turret Building and Marker
Looking north along 3rd Street
(within shouting distance of this marker); War of 1812 Soldiers Buried in Bond County (within shouting distance of this marker); Ronald Reagan (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Bond County (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Greenville Historical Sites. (Submitted on August 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Bond County Historical Society. (Submitted on August 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Turret Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
3. Turret Building and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 719 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Oct. 25, 2020