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

Oldest Building in Pike County

 
 
Oldest Building in Pike County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 3, 2014
1. Oldest Building in Pike County Marker
Inscription. Built in 1823 for a trading post on the old trail between Keokuk & St. Louis. Now a pvt. residence.
 
Erected by Pike County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 30.799′ N, 90° 58.169′ W. Marker is in Atlas, Illinois, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 54 and Illinois Route 96, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 54. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockport IL 62370, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Atlas (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Illinois (approx. 3.2 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 3.5 miles away); Louisiana (approx. 8.2 miles away in Missouri); Reuben Scanland House (approx. 10.7 miles away); Pike County's Lincoln (approx. 10.9 miles away); Lincoln's Pike County (approx. 10.9 miles away); Commemorating (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlas.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Oldest Building in Pike County image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 3, 2014
2. Oldest Building in Pike County
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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