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Long Grove in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sauer General Store

1869

 
 
Sauer General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2014
1. Sauer General Store Marker
Inscription. Originally erected as Sauer's Cheap Cash Store by Civil War Veteran Christ Sauer. Remained a family business until 1932. Destroyed by fire and rebuilt.
 
Location. 42° 10.7′ N, 87° 59.868′ W. Marker is in Long Grove, Illinois, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Old McHenry Road and Robert Parker Coffin Road, on the left when traveling east on Old McHenry Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake Zurich IL 60047, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fred Sauer Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Sauer Family Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Bollenbach Wagon Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); George Umbdenstock Residence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Creamery (about 300 feet away); Pre-Civil War Residence (about 300 feet away); Ritzenthaler Farmhouse (about 300 feet away); Tavern and Wagon Shop (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Grove.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Sauer General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2014
2. Sauer General Store Marker
Sauer General Store image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2014
3. Sauer General Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 1, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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