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

Schwab - Powell Building

ca. 1852

— Riverfront Visitor Center —

 
 
Schwab - Powell Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, July 12, 2008
1. Schwab - Powell Building Marker
Two identical markers on front of building. One on each side of exterior door.
Inscription.  Known as Powell Press Building

This building, the oldest Commercial structure on Peoria's Riferfront, was saved, moved, and restored by City of Peoria.
 
Erected by City of Peoria, Peoria Historical Society and the Central Illinois Landmarks Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceLandmarksNotable BuildingsNotable PlacesPolitical Subdivisions.
 
Location. 40° 41.392′ N, 89° 35.232′ W. Marker is in Peoria, Illinois, in Peoria County. Marker is on NE Water Street near Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 NE Water Street, Peoria IL 61602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peoria on The Riverfront / Peoria (here, next to this marker); Waterborn Services Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military Services Memorial Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Manitowoc Submarines
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Peoria Skyline (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bridges (approx. 0.4 miles away); CILCO-Wallace Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Steamboats (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peoria.
 
Schwab - Powell - - Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, July 12, 2008
2. Schwab - Powell - - Building
Building is currently used for the Riverfront Visitor Center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,581 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 12, 2024