Tuesday, August 9, 2022


Welcome to the Illinois State Historical Sociey's online store. Over the years the Society has accumulated many books and since it is neither a research center nor a lending library, we have created this Store to make these books available for purchase. Most are single title items in like new condition. In addition to books, we are also offering for sale back issues of the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society and Illinois Heritage, art work, and stationery. All proceeds from these sales will be used to support the Illinois State Historical Society.

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*Most of the books for sale are new or very gently used and in extremely good condition.  If you have any specific questions, please feel free to call the office at 217-525-2781, Ext. 1.

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The Pontiac Trail: Route 66 and the Chicago to St. Louis Roads -
Manufacturer: Larry A. McClellan
The Pontiac Trail: Route 66 and the Chicago to St. Louis Roads

The Pontiac Trail, Route 66 and the Chicago to St. Louis Roads by Larry McClellan with contributions from Dave Sullivan and Tim Dye. This book covers the history of the Chicago to St. Louis transportation corridor. Starting as river routes from the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River Valley, Indian trails, wagon roads, stage coach routes, to its transformation as an automobile route and then to what we now know as Route 66. The book is rich with illustrations, maps, vintage photos and full color photos.

Publisher: Pontiac Vintage Press, 2013


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