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Discover items, places, people, events, etc. that represent the extremes of their class, identified by any superlative (with a few exceptions).
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Image for World's Largest Covered Wagon, plus Abe - Lincoln, ILview gallery

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SuperlativesWorld's Largest Covered Wagon, plus Abe - Lincoln, IL

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A large (THE LARGEST!) covered wagon with a comparably large Abe Lincoln sitting on top reading a law book. #1 roadside attraction in America according to June/July 2010 Reader's Digest!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2011

last visited: 10/22/2016

Image for FIRST, LARGEST, OLDEST - Mt Pulaski's School Bell  -   Mt. Pulaski, Illinois.view gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST, LARGEST, OLDEST - Mt Pulaski's School Bell - Mt. Pulaski, Illinois.

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This is the FIRST, LARGEST, and OLDEST bell cast for Logan County, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: 8/21/2011

Image for ONLY - Route 66 Smiley Tower in Illinoisview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY - Route 66 Smiley Tower in Illinois

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In 2003 the local water tower was repainted, with a canary yellow smiley. A great photo stop, bringing smiles to Mother road trippers. The Town has been promoting itself as a 66 destination, along the historic 66 corridor through Atlanta, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/11/2018

last visited: never

Image for Oldest Wooden Grain Elevator in Illinois  -  Atlanta, Illinoisview gallery

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SuperlativesOldest Wooden Grain Elevator in Illinois - Atlanta, Illinois

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This Museum is located close to the historic Route 66 in the center of the small town of Atlanta, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/16/2011

last visited: 5/9/2014

Image for OLDEST - House In Springfield, Illinoisview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - House In Springfield, Illinois

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The Elijah Iles House is a historic and oldest house in Springfield, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/23/2010

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Steak & Shake Resturant - Normal, Illinois, USA.view gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST - Steak & Shake Resturant - Normal, Illinois, USA.

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In 1934, Gus Belt turned his Shell gas station on Main Street, Normal, into a "Steak & Shake" restaurant. The original building on the Mother Road is now a Monical's pizza restaurant. Located alongside historic Route 66 in Normal, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/3/2016

last visited: 11/3/2016

Image for LARGEST - Prehistoric Mound in the Illinois Valley - Havana, ILview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Prehistoric Mound in the Illinois Valley - Havana, IL

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NRHP site, address restricted because of sensitivity, yet, city made it a park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST-scale model of the Universe, Peoria Il.view gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST-scale model of the Universe, Peoria Il.

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LARGEST scale model of the Universe

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S10

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/23/2007

last visited: 1/4/2012

Image for Oldest College Building - Jacksonville, ILview gallery

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SuperlativesOldest College Building - Jacksonville, IL

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Lots of history and famous people attached to the buildings history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/27/2014

last visited: never

Image for LAST - Original Route 66 Drive-in Theater in Illinois, USA.view gallery

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SuperlativesLAST - Original Route 66 Drive-in Theater in Illinois, USA.

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Sky View Drive-In - According to the Theatre website & American Byways - Illinois Route 66, Information Plaque, Sky View is the last operating drive-in on Historic Route 66 in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/3/2016

last visited: 11/3/2016

Image for NARROWEST Covered Bridge in Illinois.  Thompson Mill Bridgeview gallery

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SuperlativesNARROWEST Covered Bridge in Illinois. Thompson Mill Bridge

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This is the NARROWEST of all the covered bridges in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gladtobehere

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/3/2010

last visited: 4/16/2010

Image for Only Union Owned Cemetery in the Country - Mt. Olive ILview gallery

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SuperlativesOnly Union Owned Cemetery in the Country - Mt. Olive IL

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On Old US Route 66, in addition to over 1 thousand miners grave sites, it is also the location of the United Miner Workers "Battle of Virden" Memorial, and the Monument and grave of "Mother" Jones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/27/2013

last visited: 6/5/2015

Image for ONLY - Monument erected by a Slave for his Master - Otterville, ILview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY - Monument erected by a Slave for his Master - Otterville, IL

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This is the ONLY monument of it type in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

Image for TALLEST -- Man in the World, Robert Pershing Wadlow  - Alton, Illinoisview gallery

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- Man in the World, Robert Pershing Wadlow - Alton, Illinois

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Life-sized statue of the world's tallest man located near his place of birth in Alton, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/27/2007

last visited: 9/18/2006

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