Ransom Sanitarium Boulder and Plaque Location

Ransom Sanitarium boulder and plaque is located in this park on the Rock River near the intersection or Illinois Street/Ransom Place.

Address is 4500 N 2nd St, Loves Park, IL 61111.

Starting in 1887, the building was Ransom Sanitarium, then became Wilgus Sanitarium, then Elmlawn/Wilgus Sanitarium, and lastly, it turned into Elmlawn Apartments. Newspaper articles note owner of the property is Dr. Carl Hamann from 1940 until it is demolished in 1972.

Photos taken by Librarian, Amber K. on July 23, 2023.