Genoa

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Genoa's Main Street was once a stop for the stage coach trail from Chicago to Galena in the early 1800's. Genoa has welcomed visitors and travelers for centuries and has enjoyed sharing its small town heritage. In 1996 the city became a designated Main Street Community and is a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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Fun Facts!

  • The first name proposed for the Lincoln Highway was the Coast-to-Coast Rock Highway.
  • By 1927 90% of Americans owned an automobile.
  • The Town of Fulton, Illinois has an authentic, working Dutch windmill.
  • Chicago Heights Illinois is known as The Crossroads of the Nation, because the Lincoln and Dixie Highways intersect.
  • The very first Seedling Mile is located in Malta, Illinois.