Five Quincy Sites On the National Register of Historical Places
Quincy is known for its beautiful architecture and scenery, but did you know that these five places are actually on the National Register of Historical Places?
John Wood Mansion
Out on the registry in 1970, this mansion is truly the spirit of Quincy.
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Building
Located at 616 N. 24th St., this building was one of six in the state of Illinois where Coca-Cola bottled their soda.
Richard F. Newcomb House
Now known as the Quincy Museum, this house (yes this used to be a house), was owned by the founder of the Quincy Paper Company. I wonder if they did business with the Scranton Branch?
Robert W. Gardner House
Known for its woodwork throughout the house and walnut staircase, this house was put on the registry in 1979. The owner of the home was known for developing the steam governor, used in steam engines. You probably drive by this house all time. It's located at 613 Broadway in Quincy.
I had no idea that cemeteries could be on the registry, but having Woodland on the list is no surprise. It is the oldest cemetery in Quincy and the land was even donated to Quincy by John Wood himself.