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Turkey Tracks

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Built in1920s
StatusOpen
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GPS39.381118,-89.858422
LocationNilwood
CountyMacoupin
StateIllinois

Turkey tracks imprinted in 1920s when the concrete was drying. The story varies from a local farmer's exscaped turkeys to wild turkeys as being the owners of the prints.

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