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Birthplace of Ronald Reagan

The Birthplace of Ronald Reagan, also known as the Graham Building, is located in an apartment on the second floor of a late 19th-century commercial building in Tampico, Illinois, United States. The building was built in 1896 and housed a tavern from that time until 1915.

Birthplace of Ronald Reagan
Tampico Il Main St Hist Dist Reagan Birthplace1.jpg
Ronald Reagan's birthplace (center).
Location Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA
Coordinates 41°37′52″N 89°47′9″W / 41.63111°N 89.78583°W / 41.63111; -89.78583Coordinates: 41°37′52″N 89°47′9″W / 41.63111°N 89.78583°W / 41.63111; -89.78583
Built 1896
Architect Fred Harvey Seymour (builder)
Part of Tampico Main Street Historic District (#82002602[1])
Added to NRHP June 3, 1982

On February 6, 1911 the future 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, was born in the apartment there, the family moving into a house in Tampico a few months later.

Architecturally, the two story brick building is similar to its neighbors, all of which are part of a historic district added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

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  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 

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