Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Pittsfield in Pike County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Welcome to Lake Pittsfield

From the people of the City of Pittsfield

 
 
Lake Pittsfield Sign image. Click for full size.
By Emily Pursley, June 11, 2019
1. Lake Pittsfield Sign
Inscription.  Lake Pittsfield was built by the City of Pittsfield for water supply purposes as part of the Big Blue Creek Watershed. The first multiple purpose watershed project pursuant to the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act of the United States of America. It was chosen by the National Watershed Congress as the Watershed of the Year in 1963.
Enjoy and Preserve. Certain Restrictions Apply.
 
Location. 39° 37.595′ N, 90° 45.084′ W. Marker is in Pittsfield, Illinois, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of 415th Street and Lake Pittsfield Drive, on the right when traveling north on 415th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsfield IL 62363, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Troutner Dam (approx. half a mile away); Mormontown Site (approx. 1.3 miles away); Colonel William Ross House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Michael J. Noyes House (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Printer's Devil (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Shastid House (approx. 3 miles away); Charles Lame House (approx. 3 miles away); Star Hotel (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsfield.
 
Regarding Welcome to Lake Pittsfield. Lake Pittsfield is also a recreational area which includes two campgrounds, a baseball field, a soccer field, some walking trails and a disc golf course. Some activities in the actual lake are welcomed such as boats (without motors).
 
Categories. EnvironmentMan-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational Areas
 
More. Search the internet for Welcome to Lake Pittsfield.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on June 13, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement