Literary Landmarks Illinois Center for the Book
The Literary Landmarks™ program is administered by United for Libraries, a division of the American Library Association (ALA). Through the years, the Illinois Center for the Book has partnered with different organizations to encourage the preservation of historic literary sites and to honor Illinois' rich literary heritage.
Groups interested in dedicating literary landmarks in Illinois are encouraged to contact the Illinois Center for the Book about a partnership. For additional information, please call 217-558-2065 or email email@example.com.
Literary Landmarks in Illinois
- The Bridges of Chicago, Wacker Drive. Chicago, Ill. Dedicated: June 22, 1990.
- Carl Sandburg State Historic Site. Galesburg, Ill. Dedicated: April 25, 2015.
- Chicago Literary Scene, The Cliff Dwellers. Dedicated: June 23rd, 1995.
- Ernest Hemingway Birthplace. Oak Park, Ill. Dedicated: July 21, 1999.
- Hall Branch of the Chicago Public Library. Chicago, Ill. Dedicated: July 7, 2000.
- Handy Writers' Colony – James Jones. Marshall, Ill. Dedicated: May 18, 2006.
- Ray Bradbury Park. Waukegan, Ill. Dedicated: March 16, 2019.
- Union Stockyard Gate – Upton Sinclair Chicago, Ill. Dedicated: June 23, 2005.