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

Algonquin Village Hall and Public Square

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 11, 2016
1. Algonquin Village Hall and Public Square Marker
Inscription.  

Site Platted 1846
Building Erected 1907

McHenry County Historical Society
Plaque #44 Presented July 21, 1993
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This structure, built in 1907, has been in continuous public use for 80 years, as a Firehouse, Library, Police Department and Municipal Headquarters, serving the ever growing needs of the people of Algonquin. The site on which this building stands was dedicated as a Public Square and platted in 1846.

Sesquicentennial Year 1837 - 1987


 
Erected 1993 by McHenry County Historical Society. (Marker Number 44.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical date for this entry is July 21, 1993.
 
Location. 42° 10.027′ N, 88° 17.544′ W. Marker is in Algonquin, Illinois, in McHenry County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Algonquin Road (Illinois Route 62), on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 South Main Street, Algonquin IL 60102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 11, 2016
2. Algonquin Village Hall Marker
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miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. David Haeger School and Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away); Goodrich Homestead (approx. 4 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Cary Cemetery - 1839 (approx. 4.1 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); W. [William] W. & Phebe Welch (approx. 4.4 miles away); West Dundee Riverwalk (approx. 4˝ miles away); Dundee Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The Village of Algonquin IL. (Submitted on May 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Algonquin Historic Village Hall on Facebook. (Submitted on May 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 11, 2016
3. Algonquin Village Hall and Public Square Markers
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 11, 2016
4. Algonquin Village Hall Detail
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 11, 2016
5. Algonquin Village Hall
Looking north
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 11, 2016
6. Algonquin Village Hall
Looking southwest
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 10, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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