Weston, Illinois (McLean County)
|Elevation||702 ft (214 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||815, 779|
History[change | change source]
On 26 August 1867, W. F. Bryan laid out Weston. The Original Town included 288 small lots, five blocks that were not subdivided and a Public Park. The depot and town hall were on the south side of the tracks. The station was for the Toledo Peoria and Western Railroad. In 1895 there were four churches. Just east of town, Western Cemetery has an area of natural tall grass prairie.
References[change | change source]
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Weston, Illinois (McLean County)
- Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of McLean County (Chicago: Munsell, 1908) p. 902.
- Combined Indexed Atlas 1856-1914, McLean County, Illinois (Bloomington: McLean County Historical Society and McLean County Genealogical Society, 2006) p. 212.