The Brick Road

Built on the old Chicago and Iowa Trail, this road was the first state aid paved rural road in northern Illinois. Begun in 1914, it was dedicated August 24, 1915. One lane of fired bricks was put in the north lane, a dirt tract in the south lane; one and five-eighths mile long.

42° 1.317′ N, 89° 16.64′ W. Marker is near Oregon, Illinois, in Ogle County. Marker is at the intersection of East Brick Road and North German Church Road, on the right when traveling west on East Brick Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oregon IL 61061, United States of America. Touch for directions.


Intersection of East Brick Road & North German Church Road

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