Champaign Historic SiteThe First Congregational Church, built in 1855-56, was popularly known as the "Goose Pond" Church, because the site was once a water-filled area, home to flocks of wild geese and ducks. The church became a meeting center for numerous groups aspiring to improve life in the booming "New Town" then rising up along the tracks of the recently completed Illinois Central Railroad.
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 9:06pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 394430 N 4441502|
|Decimal Degrees||40.11721667, -88.23886667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 7.033', W 88° 14.332'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 7' 1.98" N, 88° 14' 19.92" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||217, 312, 618|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 75 E Main St, Champaign IL 61820, US|
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