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Pere Marquette State Park Lodge and Cabins - Grafton, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 58.308 W 090° 32.471
15S E 713011 N 4316522
Quick Description: Historic lodge and cabins built during the 1930's by the CCC located at Pere Marquette State Park near Grafton, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/16/2007 2:53:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM1J44
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 230

Long Description:

The Pere Marquette Lodge was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1933 through 1939, and opened in 1940. The lodge features a 50-foot tall fireplace weighing 700 tons. The lodge was added onto in 1988 expanding it to 50 guest rooms. The Lodge also has 22 rooms located in its detached seven stone cabins which were also built by the CCC during the 1930's. The lodge and cabins were listed on the National Register of Historic Place in 1985.

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