A Suburban Showcase
— Lincoln Highway —Plainfield is reported to be the oldest community in Will County, situated along the DuPage River it quickly became a summer suburban vacation spot for much of northern Illinois. Before automobile travel on the Lincoln Highway became the preferred mode of transportation, interurban railroads were established such as the Aurora, Plainfield & Joliet Railroad. This electric rail line served to further boost Plainfield's own transportation system and connected the three communities.
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|Placed By||Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 399020 N 4606987|
|Decimal Degrees||41.60821667, -88.21188333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 36.493', W 88° 12.713'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 36' 29.58" N, 88° 12' 42.78" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||815, 630, 312|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1000 IL-126, Plainfield IL 60544, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|