Buffalo Grove Lime Kiln

Galena Trail Rd., Polo, Illinois

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in May 2016

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 20, 2002
Reference number
02001348
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Perpetual Lime Kiln
Areas of significance
Industry; Engineering
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Processing site
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924
Significant year
1870

Tags 

19th Century (37,522)
Aluminum (1,258)
Built 1870 (561)
Built during 1870s (4,981)
Furnace (91)
Illinois (2,616)
Lime Kiln (26)
Limestone (8,192)
Ogle County, Illinois (30)
Polo, Illinois (6)
Private owner (54,396)

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2016: Updated by Steve Conro: Added pics, adjusted GPS
  • August 28, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Lime Kiln Tag

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