Benson Water Tower

Clayton St. between Front & Pleasant Sts., Benson, Illinois. County/parish: Woodford.

NRIS 87002034

Removed from the National Register of Historic Places January 02, 2020.

Also known as:

  • Old Benson Water Tower

From Wikipedia:

Benson Water Tower

The Benson Water Tower was a water tower located on Clayton Street in Benson, Illinois. The tower was built in 1891 in response to several serious fires in Benson; it supplied the village with water until 1985. The tall brick tower had a large wooden water tank on top. The tower was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. It has since been demolished, and was delisted in 2020.

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Architects:

  • Fitchen Bros.

Architectural styles:

  • No Style Listed

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/87002034

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