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Farm Creek Section

East Peoria, Illinois
County of Tazewell.
South on Hwy 8 between School St and Bittersweet Rd
National Register Number: 91002039
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Landscape - natural feature. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: IL-18 Certified Local Government: NO
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Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 9, 1997):
Frank Leverett, one of America's foremost glacial geologists, discovered this exposed face of a hill with its clearly defined stratifications in 1879 and described and pictured it in his monograph The Illinois Glacial Lobe in 1899. The site was used to help formulate regional and national stratigraphic classifications and has figured prominently in the study and development of glacial geology.

There are no threats reported to the landmark.

There are no indicated changes to the landmark.

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