J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator & Museum

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301 SW Second St.

Atlanta, IL 61723



The Hawes Grain Elevator is the only fully restored wooden grain elevator in Illinois, on the National Register of Historical Places. It was built in 1903 and used to store locally farmed grain before the railroad shipped it to surrounding cities. Take an outside, self-guided, interpretive tour anytime.  


For guided tours call: (309) 830-8306

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101 North Chicago Street
Lincoln, IL 62656

Normal Hours
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Mon.-Fri.
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sat. also
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Mon.-Fri.

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