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Dixon in Lee County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dixon Historic Center

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
1. Dixon Historic Center Marker
Inscription.  The Dixon Historic Center, in Dixon's old South Central School building, celebrates Ronald Reagan's years in Dixon and his attendance at South Central School. Ronald attended sixth and seventh grades in this building. This building has been designated as a historical landmark by the Dixon Historical Preservation Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #40 Ronald Reagan series list.
 
Location. 41° 50.38′ N, 89° 28.953′ W. Marker is in Dixon, Illinois, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of South Hennepin Avenue and 5th Street, on the right when traveling south on South Hennepin Avenue. Marker is on the northwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dixon IL 61021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dixon Public Library (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Our Fathers — Veterans of 1861-1865 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ward T. Miller (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Christian Church
Dixon Historic Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
2. Dixon Historic Center Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Supports Fremont for President (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Wings of Peace and Freedom (approx. ¼ mile away); Berlin Wall Replica (approx. ¼ mile away); Reagan Home (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dixon.
 
Dixon Historic Center image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
3. Dixon Historic Center
South Central School image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
4. South Central School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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