Center Street Site

Center Street Site (HM1387)

Location: Bloomington, IL 61701 McLean County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 28.78', W 88° 59.669'

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First brick pavement in the United StatesInnovation to modern highwaysInstalled 1877 by Napoleon B. Heafer

This plaque set in original paving brick and presented to the City of Bloomington May 11, 1968, by Bloomington Junior High School students

Their participation in Illinois sesquicentennial observance

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HM NumberHM1387
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Year Placed1968
Placed ByBloomington Junior High School
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 11:48am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 330943 N 4482908
Decimal Degrees40.47966667, -88.99448333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 28.78', W 88° 59.669'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 28' 46.80" N, 88° 59' 40.14" W
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Area Code(s)309
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 N Center St, Bloomington IL 61701, US
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Outside McLean County Museum of History

Feb 24, 2018 at 3:55pm PST by natfee

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