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

Dixon Public Library

 
 
Dixon Public Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
1. Dixon Public Library Marker
Inscription. Books which young Ronald Reagan borrowed from the Dixon Public Library helped him shape lifelong values. At nine years of age in 1920 he received card number 3695, becoming a frequent Library visitor and an avid reader throughout his Dixon years. This building has been designated as a historical landmark by the Dixon Historical Preservation commission.
 
Location. 41° 50.501′ N, 89° 29.005′ W. Marker is in Dixon, Illinois, in Lee County. Marker is on South Hennepin Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 221 South Hennepin Avenue, Dixon IL 61021, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Christian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Wings of Peace and Freedom (about 600 feet away); Berlin Wall Replica (about 600 feet away); Lincoln Supports Fremont for President (about 700 feet away); Dixon Historic Center (about 800 feet away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reagan Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reagan Way (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dixon.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Dixon Public Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
2. Dixon Public Library Marker
Dixon Public Library image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
3. Dixon Public Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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