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Would you like to hear the sound of horse hooves climbing a wooden ramp into a 1904 grain elevator?
Image of a grain wagon entering the elevatorIn the heart of our nation's cornbelt, just a block off Historic Rt. 66, you can discover your connection to Illinois' rich grain producing, storing, and shipping history by visiting the J. H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum.

So how did a grain elevator museum come to be located in Atlanta, Illinois? Click next to find out.


Illinois. Mile After Magnificent Mile.