Near Polo in Ogle County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Galena Road
Erected 1964 by Polo Historical Society and the Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Illinois State Historical Society series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1909.
Location. 41° 57.571′ N, 89° 34.763′ W. Marker is near Polo, Illinois, in Ogle County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 52 and West Henry Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 52. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Polo IL 61064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln in Polo (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Eagle Point Gang Plow Factory (approx. 82 Rods South of This Spot Was Born in a Log Cabin (approx. 6.8 miles away); The First School House in Palmyra Town (approx. 6.9 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 9.2 miles away); Dixon Memorial Swimming Pool (approx. 9.4 miles away); First Christian Church (approx. 9˝ miles away); Berlin Wall Replica (approx. 9˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Polo.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.