There are four Congressional Medal of Honor recipients buried in Sunset Cemetery Cpl. Lester Hammond Jr., John O'Dea, William G. Taylor and George Gates.
The building, which has been vacant since Long John silver's closed in September 2014 after 38 years of operation, is being demolished.
The Amtrak station at the southwest corner of 30th and Wismann Lane in maintained by the city of Quincy.
Chuck Bevelheimer, director of planning and development, said there is no direct plan to replace the ash trees removed as part of the city's emerald ash borer management plan.
The bridge was recently replaced as part of construction of the Bill Klingner Trail. Rick Gengenbacher, director of marketing for the Illinois Veterans Home, said the bridge over Cedar Creek was reopened last fall.
The school, which opened in 1959, was named Monroe after the Quincy School Board sought proposals from the public. Was it a contest? It doesn't appear so.
A Nov. 6, 1960, article in The Herald-Whig tried to find an answer but was unsuccessfulk. The narrow one-block street that runs east to west from Third to Fourth between State and Ohio was platted as "Milliners Alley."